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Promoting awareness on road rage

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For a noble cause:Cricketer Harbhajan Singh and Community against Drunk Driving founder Prince Singhal at the launch of the “Stop road rage” campaign in New Delhi.

NEW DELHI: Taking a tough stand against drunken driving, Community against Drunk Driving founder Prince Singhal has launched a new project, “Be the Road Sage”, here and roped in cricketer Harbhajan Singh to help spread word about the cause of the campaign.

“By having icons like Harbhajan Singh supporting the campaign we will be able to widen our scope and reach be it among the masses or the government,” said Mr. Singhal.

“I am very happy to be lending my support to this meaningful cause. I have already committed my support and will also try to get other cricketers to support it,” said Harbhajan, adding that the youth should not waste their “life and talent on this violent crime and stay away from drinking and driving”.

The project, titled “Be the Road Sage”, is a six-month-long activity aimed at creating community consciousness to prevent road rage. The campaign includes addressing road rage through resident welfare associations, reaching out to youth through schools and colleges, free distribution of informative material such bumper/car stickers at traffic junctions, schools, colleges, bars and pubs and awareness signage at public places.

A film to create awareness on road rage has also been planned. Says Mr. Singhal: “As an activist I feel road rage is only second to drunk driving in terms of adversely impacting road safety and that it's time for the common man to join the CADD movement and make a contribution towards making our roads safe.”

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