According to World Health Organisation every year the lives of more than 1.25 million people are cut short as result of road traffic crash. Between 20 and 50 million more people suffer non-fatal injuries, with many incurring a disability as result of their injury. The latest data published in Rwanda showed that road traffic accidents death reached 3,815 or 6.16 of total deaths. The death rate is 46.59 per 100,000 of population ranks Rwanda as third
At the end of the session one of the students in Regional driving schools said “it is my pleasure to be here and to be part of events that brings together to get this training. I thank HPR for the great job they are doing for Rwandan Society. weknow the number of fatalities and injuries on road network but I am quite sure that we don’t know precisely how many lives are saved through this prevention but I am sure that they are many”
After completing teaching sessions in both Regional and Nyarugenge driving schools HPR awarded certificate to the participants and encourage them to give first aid for someone who need it and remind them to follow road rules to stay safe on the roads and spread the knowledge to their colleagues and friends.
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