Traffic Police Appoints Yi Jianlian as Spokesperson for Traffic Safety
Yi Jianlian was invited by the Shenzhen traffic police to be its publicist and spokesperson that will focus mainly on traffic safety issues. Jianlian who grew up in Shenzhen and plays for the Guangdong Southern Tigers said he was honored to be chosen as the city’s traffic safety publicist and he will do his part whole heartedly.
Yi also said that the idea of focusing on safety awareness is a good thing since most of the accidents that happen are because of violations to traffic rules. If a person is patient and modest enough traffic would be running smoothly. Most residents have the wrong ideas of the rules some think that it’s too harsh for certain violations to be reprimanded such as running red lights or failing to fasten seat belts, when in reality it can save lives. Traffic police said that Yi will be joining several police activities and event to share his thoughts and help promote traffic safety.
The number of vehicles in Shenzhen has already reached more than 2 million, ranking the city first among Chinese cities in terms of vehicle density.