As many as 150,000 students from more than 6,000 schools throughout the country signed up for the online competition on smart traffic behaviour for the 2014-2015 school year at , which ran from October 14 to November 14, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee.

The competition recorded the outstanding participation of more than 1,000 competitors from a number of localities, including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Thai Binh, Quang Ninh, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Lam Dong, and Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

The competition, launched by the National Traffic Safety Committee, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Training, and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, aims to improve traffic law compliance, introduce new laws on road traffic, and teach students’ traffic behaviour.

The first version of the competition was organised in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province for the 2012-2013 school year, with participation of 19,000 students from 223 schools nationwide.-VNA