To address the high number of millennials involved in road accidents, the generation has become the focus of the police’s latest road accident prevention efforts.
Since January, police have held the Millennial Road Safety Festival throughout the country’s 34 provinces, featuring competitions, art performances, marathons and speeches from popular figures.
“We are promoting a moral movement for [millennials] so they will be more cautious about road safety standards. We hope they can become agents for spreading this information,” the National Police Traffic Corps (Korlantas) traffic safety director Brig. Gen. Chrysnanda Dwi Laksana said recently.
The event begins with basic education about road safety followed by a training session, turning participants into what Chrysnanda called “master trainers”. After that, the participants are expected to use …