Car rally for the visually impaired on 9th

Published: 08th June 2013 11:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th June 2013 11:12 AM   |  A+A-

People find it difficult to drive on city roads with their eyes wide open. But, 154 visually-impaired men and women have registered to take part in a rally to be held in the city on Sunday. The number is even likely to increase.

The rally titled FOReSIGHT 2013, is being jointly organised by the Association for the Blind, Bangalore Knights Round Table 174 and others.

At a press meet on Friday, National Association for Blind admin officer M B Jayanthi, said: “This is a fund-raiser event. We give two-day training on various aspects of the rally, including the route map. Cars will be connected to GPS and all information required for participants will made available in Braille.”

Bangalore Knights Round Table 174 chairman B Sanjay said, “The rally will start from Manpho Convention Centre near Manyata Tech Park and will cover over 46 km.”

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