May 6-12, 2013
(supported by Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety)
Different categories of population were involved in Long Short Walk (LSW) which was held on one of the main Minsk avenues. Each day of the event was dedicated to a new category: children and teenagers, young pedestrians (20-25 years old), adult pedestrians. The event attracted attention of different groups of population. Children and teenagers, teachers and doctors, large families and single people, furniture salon managers and store managers, university and school took part in that action. Even celebrities participated in LSW. For example, Sergey Ovchinnikov, a director of extreme driving school in Minsk, got involved in this action. Each of the participants gave a promise to follow traffic rules in order to make roads safer. Thus people of different ages, of different professions supported the action. The event covered the largest audience, possible 100 000-150 000 people participated directly or indirectly in the event.
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