The East India Honda traffic parks are located Driving Testing centre, Chandarshekharpur and Driving Testing center, Sector 6, CDA. Honda’s Bhubaneswar traffic park was inaugurated by Ramesh Chandra Majhi (Hon’ble Minister of State, Commerce & Transport Department, with Independent charge for Commerce and Transport Department). Ashok Chandra Panda (Minister of State, Tourism & Culture Dept.), Prasanna Kumar Pattasani (M.P., Bhubaneswar), Priyadarshi Mishra (MLA Bhubaneswar-North), Bijay Kumar Mohanty (MLA Bhubaneswar-Middle), Ananta Narayan Jena (Mayor, BMC), Mr. Yadvinder S. Guleria (Vice President, Sales & Marketing, HMSI) and Mr. Takanori Maruyama (Director, HMSI) were in attendance.
Cuttack traffic park was inaugurated by Chief guest Manoj Ahuja (IAS, Transport Commissioner). Rajendra Prasad Sharma (IPS, commissioner Cuttack – BBSR Police Commissionerate), Girish S.N (IAS, Collector, Cuttack), Sanjeev Arora (IPS, DCP, Cuttack), Shri S.K Panigrahi (Additional Transport Commissioner – Tech), Mr. Y S. Guleria (Vice President, Sales & Marketing, HMSI) and Mr. Takanori Maruyama (Director, HMSI) were present too.
In line with Honda’s global philosophy of safety, In India the two wheeler company has been promoting Safe Riding since over a decade. The first traffic park was opened in Jaipur in 2012, with Delhi being next. Both parks have till date trained 53,000 people.
Skilled trainers to conduct road safety activities for all age groups. At Honda’s traffic park, children from 5-8 years of age are encouraged to learn ‘Safety with Fun’. A Honda CRF 50 model lets children in the 9-12 age group understand road safety through practical riding experience. Powered by the Wings, women can learn to ride in quick time.
Theoretical sessions and riding trainers at Honda dealerships and traffic parks help young and new riders learn about more than 100 possible dangers on road.