CBCK conducts fellowship with Chakhesang drivers

KOHIMA, MAY 19 (NPN) | Publish Date: 5/19/2019 12:21:26 PM IST

The women ministry of Chakhesang Baptist Church Kohima (CBCK) today conducted a fellowship with Chakhesang drivers here at the church premises.

Talking on the topic “Drivers and law,” Rothihii Tetseo, principal Police Training School, Chumoükedima urged upon drivers to know and exercise their duty and responsibility well.

He said the duty of driver was to drive, maintain, control, safety and know the rules and laws and abide it. He said that 55% of vehicle accidents were caused by negligence of the drivers.

In India, 5, 25, 600 vehicle accidents have been reported, killing 1, 47, 913 persons during 2017.

In Nagaland, during 2017-18, vehicle accidents caused 122 deaths and injured 956 persons.

Property damage/loss due to vehicle accidents in Nagaland is estimated at Rs. 50 crore. “Your vehicle is expensive, value it,” he said. Stating that drivers carry human life, Tetseo called upon them to drive safe, saying “Life is safe if your driving is safe.”

He urged that everyone must carry First Aid Box in the vehicle to attend any emergency, changes in India Motor Vehicle Act 2017 which is yet to be implemented.

The fellowship service was led by Athono Rhakho. She said the women ministry of CBCK organized this programmme for Chakheasang drivers for the first time to help encourage them to maintain their professional integrity and to hold prayer for them and their families.

CBCK senior pastor Rev. Dr. Kevekhalo Lasuh also exhorted the gathering. He called upon the drivers to be decent, humble and truthful. Altogether, 171 drivers attended the programme. Women ministry also offered gift to drivers.



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