Traffic Safety Video Competition Prize Ceremony
The results of the Traffic Safety Short Video Competition, which was organised by the European Commission to highlight the importance of traffic safety and to raise awareness among youth about preventive measures, were announced at the EU Infopoint on 13 January. After the opening speeches by Mr.Alessandro Bianciardi and Ms.Nazmiye Çelebi, the top 3 films which were produced by Mahmut Ersin Altan, Semih Aslan and Abdülkadir Kel were screened and the winners were awarded. The films focused on how mobile phone use and careless driving can risk everyone's life at the traffic and how this can cause accidents, injuries and even death.
The traffic safety video competition was organised in collaboration with Traffic Accidents Prevention Association, Traffic Department and TRAKAYAD. The launch of the competition took place on 11 November and interested individuals submitted their videos until 9 January. The jury members of the competition were Assist. Prof. Hüseyin Sevay, Assist. Prof. Yetin Arslan, Dr. Mehmet Avcı, Mehmet Ekin Vaiz, and Yeliz Shukri, who are representatives of partner organizations and experts from the field of video/film production. During the prize ceremony, the jury members mentioned the measures to be taken to prevent traffic accidents during their speeches.