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Traffic Safety, lecture to Consumer Protection employees in Al Dakhliya

03/05/2017

Traffic Safety, lecture to Consumer Protection employees in Al Dakhliya
Consumer Protection, Al Dakhliya, recently organized a lecture on traffic safety for its employees to increase their awareness and empower them on ways to deal with vehicles and other road users.

 

The lecture was presented by Mr. Khalaf Khalfan Al Amri, road safety consultant, PDO. He discussed several topics including an introduction to the laws and regulations, importance of compliance and causes for accidents. He explained that most accidents are caused mainly by the driver, then the condition of the vehicle and the road. Studies indicate that more than 90 percent of accidents are caused by the driver, and happen when the driver is tired or distracted. Al Amri reiterated the importance of time management to include work, relaxation and rest, with sufficient time for each element for the brain to work properly.

 

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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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