Gulmarg, January 23:As part of the 35th National Road Safety Month, the Assistant Regional Transport Office (ARTO) Baramulla orchestrated a dynamic Road Safety Awareness Programme, featuring an All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) rally from Tangmarg to the renowned tourist destination, Gulmarg.The rally, inaugurated by ARTO Baramulla Muazzam Ali, Tehsildar Tangmarg Javaid Ahmed, and SDPO Faizan Ahmed, served as a significant initiative to emphasize the importance of safe ATV riding. The ATVs, adorned with placards displaying road safety messages, aimed to visually communicate the necessity of responsible driving practices.Prior to the rally, Muazzam Ali, the Assistant Regional Transport Officer, actively engaged with ATV drivers, providing insights into crucial safety rules. Emphasizing the mandatory use of helmets and protective gear, he stressed the importance of adhering to designated trails and maintaining a safe speed, especially in snow-covered terrain.Muazzam Ali clarified that the ATVs in Tangmarg and Gulmarg are designed for two people only, urging drivers to carry no more than one passenger to ensure optimal safety.During his address, Muazzam Ali underscored the importance of traffic rules and called upon all societal stakeholders to recognize their roles in promoting better traffic management and road safety. He acknowledged that while changing driving behavior may take time, continuous education remains fundamental to achieving this transformation.ARTO Baramulla Muazzam Ali highlighted the pivotal role of ongoing education in cultivating responsible driving practices. The ARTO Office Baramulla remains committed to actively contributing to a safer road environment, with such awareness programs playing a significant role in fostering a culture of responsible driving within the community.