Senior Assistant Inspector General Mr. Julius Kanampiu has hailed Toyota Kenya for their continued partnership with the National Police Service in promoting road safety with a view to reducing road carnage in the country.
Mr.Kanampiu who is also the Principal Assistant to the Inspector General of Police reaffirmed the commitment of the Police to enhance road safety measures to curb road accidents.
The Senior Assistant Inspector General was speaking at the Police Service Headquarters in Nairobi where a motor vehicle manufacturer, Toyota Kenya feted 12 Police officers for their driving prowess and promotion of road safety within the National Police Service.
The awards which are part of Toyota Kenya‘s initiative to boost road safety through enhanced driver training and promotion of basic vehicle maintenance skills, are being held under the auspice of Toyota Kenya Government leasing department.
Toyota Kenya Managing Director Sachio Yotsukura said that the awards are geared towards promoting better use of government resources especially Police vehicles which should remain in sound condition at all times.
Under its Government leasing program, Toyota Kenya provides enhanced driver training curriculums for officers to enhance their driving skills. In addition, Yamaha Riding Academy has trained 15 officers on the safe handling of motor cycles.
Toyota Kenya Deputy Managing Director Arvinder Reel said that the various initiatives will ultimately result in better service delivery to the citizens of the country.