Thursday, 27 June 2019 | 15:10 WIB

Jakarta Metro Police Holds Millennial Road Safety Festival in Senayan Area

Jakarta Metro Police Holds Millennial Road Safety Festival in Senayan Area (special)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS - The activity titled Millennial Road Safety Festival is a traffic safety campaign for all communities in Indonesia, especially in the Jakarta area.

The event, which is based in East Parking, Senayan, was initiated by the Metro Jaya Regional Police Traffic Directorate by inviting around 4,000 participants from various motorcycle communities in Jakarta.

Kapolda Metro Jaya (PMJ) Inspector General Gatot Eddy Pramono said motorbike or bikers were ambassadors for traffic safety ambassadors.

"The purpose of holding the Millennium Road Safety Festival specifically for bikers first wants to campaign for traffic safety. We want bikers to become ambassadors for traffic safety," Gatot said at the Millennial Road Safety Festival at East Parking Senayan Jakarta, Saturday (05/16/2019) .

In this activity the riders start at the Metro Jaya Regional Police Traffic Promoter Field and end up at the East Parking Lot at Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan, Jakarta.

The event was also attended by National Police Chief of Staff Inspector General Pol Refdi Andri, Inspector General of the Ministry of Industry (Ministry of Industry) Pol. Komjen Setyo Wasisto, Main Secretary of the National Resilience Institute, Commissioner M Iriawan, HDC Chair Nanan Soekarna and House Speaker Bambang Soesatyo.

DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan opened the event which was attended by 5,000 participants at the Promoter Field Ditlantas PMJ. The artists of the participating cities participated in this activity, including Rifat Sungkar, Nirina Zubir, Omesh, Okan Kornelius, Ramzi, and Gilang Dirga.

This cross-millennial touring has the concept of riding an orderly and safe motorbike to campaign for traffic safety. The aim is to increase awareness in traffic, especially for millennials.

Gatot said that accidents in Indonesia nearly 58 percent involved millennials. "By knowing that there are quite a lot of traffic accident victims, especially two wheels, we are trying to minimize the number of accidents," he said

This activity, said Gatot, to provide a good example to drive. "We hope we can encourage traffic safety, in line with our expectations to make 2019 a year of traffic safety," said the former South Jakarta Police Chief.

The event was enlivened by the attraction of skydiving by 15 police paratroopers, Gede Polwan Motorbike, and acrobatics of bikers. Not only that, there was also the delivery of compensation to 10 traffic accident victims and also the submission of MURI records to the National Police Headquarters and the Metro Jaya Regional Police Chief.

Door prizes are also distributed such as 100 Millennial Road Safety Festival 2019 e-tolL cards, helmets, 10 smartphones, and grandprize in the form of 3 scooter matics.