The year 2019 has been declared 'Pedestrian Priority Traffic Year' by the Ministry of Interior. While the traffic fines for those who do not give priority to pedestrians were increased by 100 percent, Kocaeli Governorship, Kocaeli Provincial Police Department, Kocaeli Provincial Gendarmerie Command and Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality organized a "Priority Pedestrian" event on the Izmit walking path. In the event, the Traffic game set, which was developed by the Metropolitan Municipality, was taught traffic by having fun to 50 students.
'WE ARE THE WATCH OF PEDESTRIAN SAFETY'
A campaign called 'We are guardians of pedestrian safety' was carried out simultaneously throughout the country by the Ministry of Interior to draw attention to pedestrians in traffic. At 20 thousand pedestrian crossings, 200 thousand law enforcement personnel kept a pedestrian watch for 2 hours each. Activities in Kocaeli were carried out by Kocaeli Governorship, Kocaeli Provincial Police Department, Kocaeli Provincial Gendarmerie Command and Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality on the Izmit walking path.
WIDE PARTICIPATION FROM PROTOCOL
Kocaeli Governor Hüseyin Aksoy, Kocaeli Provincial Police Chief Veysel Tipioğlu, Kocaeli Provincial Gendarmerie Commander Gendarmerie Colonel Osman Aslan, Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Transport and Traffic Management Department Head Ahmet Çelebi, Police Department Head Arif Usta, Kocaeli Provincial Directorate of National Education Rasim Çelik, police officers, police teams and students attended.
TRAFFIC SET FOR CHILDREN
Members of the protocol passed the walking paths with the children. The children shouted slogans of the “priority pedestrian te. Protocol and children crossed in a controlled manner Kocaeli Provincial Police Department, Kocaeli Gendarmerie Command and Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality toured the stands. Kocaeli Governor Hüseyin Aksoy, Kocaeli Provincial Police Chief Veysel Tipioğlu, Kocaeli Provincial Gendarmerie Commander Gendarmerie Colonel Osman Aslan Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality handed out a traffic play set prepared by children.
PRIORITY IN TRAFFIC
Governor Hüseyin Aksoy, who made a brief statement at the event; "All of Kocaeli in Turkey, such as that between 13.00:15.00 and 404:576 hours in the 'Pedestrian safety of guard duty' with the name" Priority Emitting's "We organized the event." A campaign is being carried out for the society to adopt the "Priority Pedestrian" rule and to abide by these rules. We carry out these works initiated by the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Kocaeli city center and districts. As of today, XNUMX thousand XNUMX vehicles are in traffic in Kocaeli. Kocaeli acts as a bridge in intercity and international transit. For this reason, traffic is important. It is of great importance that pedestrians comply with traffic rules and drivers respect pedestrians. "We are working to minimize traffic accidents."
SPECIAL VISUAL FOR PEDESTRIAN PASSES
The year 2019 has been declared 'Pedestrian Priority Traffic Year' by the Ministry of Interior. While traffic fines for drivers who do not give priority to pedestrians were increased by 100 percent, Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality took pedestrian crossings under maintenance to raise awareness of drivers against pedestrians. Within the scope of the work carried out by the Department of Transportation and Traffic Management, "Pedestrian First" writing and symbol applications were made in order to raise the attention of drivers to all non-illuminated pedestrians and school crossings in the city, slow down in these areas and give pedestrians the first right of pass. A thousand 840 'pedestrian first' visuals were produced for 318 pedestrian crossings throughout the city.