Child safety month to start in Armenia on September 1
YEREVAN, August 29. /ARKA/. Armenia’s police will hold a kid safety month from September 1st to October 1st to ensure safety of schoolchildren in the streets, the press office of the police reported.
Instructed by the chief of the police Vladimir Gasparyan, public order and traffic safety measures will be taken in all streets and yards adjoining the city schools, according to the report.
Road markings and traffic lights are currently being improved nearby schools; policemen will be helping schoolchildren cross the street wherever there are no traffic lights.
Armenia’s police hope for support from parents, teachers and common citizens, according to the report. The event is held also to strengthen ties between the police and schoolchildren and their parents, as well as to raise adults’ legal consciousness.
The police urge parents not to give valuable items, mobile phones and gold jewelry so that criminals do not target kids.
Traffic rules lessons will be given in secondary schools during the month. –0--