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An awareness lecture at Aleradh School in Al Mudaybi, entitled “Your Tire = Your Life”

17/12/2019

The Department of Consumer Protection in the A Sharqiyah North Governorate recently carried out an awareness lecture about used tires and oils under the title “Your Tire = Your Life” at Aleradh School in Al Mudaybi. Where it targeted bus drivers, students’ parents and teachers, in order to enhance their consumer awareness regarding the purchase of tires.

 

 

The lecture was given by Safiya Al-Yazidia and Nusraa Al-Manjia. As they dealt with a number of axes, including the definition of the causes of different tire wear, the importance of changing tires to a sound one, how to read the expiration date of tires, in addition to the definition of the importance of oils for vehicles and how to measure oil performance, and the importance of knowing the viscosity of car oils. Also, the lecture was accompanied by an awareness exhibition that included models of tires, through which the method of cheating was concealed in concealing the expiration date, as well as providing an explanation about the methods of cheating in motor oils.

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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