The Traffic Awareness Department at the General Directorate of Traffic, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Interior, held Wednesday an awareness seminar titled 'Common Traffic Mistakes Among Drivers'.
The initiative is part of the efforts to enhance traffic awareness among school bus drivers.
In a statement, the Ministry of Interior said that the seminar is part of the annual operational plan of the Traffic Awareness Department. It aims to target school bus drivers specifically, raising their level of traffic awareness to reduce traffic accidents and enhance security and safety for all road users around schools.
The statement added that the seminar included a simplified explanation of traffic laws, an overview of common mistakes and how to avoid them, and the mandatory traffic safety requirements. These include checking the safety of buses, reducing speed at signals, guidelines for getting on and off the bus, road safety, and other relevant topics.
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