This week is dedicated to safety on highways

Silvia Bolaños, executive director of the Consejo de Seguridad Vial, the road safety agency, hands out information flyer near Juan Santamaría airport Tuesday. Photo: Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transporte

Transport officials have embarked on the 22nd Semana de Seguridad Vial to raise awareness of road safety.

Students were out marching Tuesday, and an information fairs are planned for today at schools in Pérez Zeledón, Puntarenas, San Carlos and Pococí.

There also will be more distribution of information material today on the Circunvalación near Parque de la Paz at 9 a.m. In addition police will be \enforcing seat belt laws and laws related to having special seats for children.

A similar distribuion of informational material took place Tuesday near Juan Santamaría airport with a number of transport officials participating, including César Quirós, director of the Policía de Tránsito.

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