Lichtenfels – in addition to a detailed report by the chairman alfons hrubesch, honors for preserved drivers were the focus of the annual meeting of the district traffic watch group.
The district chairman was pleased that 46 new school crossing helpers had been recruited, which means that there are now more than 800 helpers in the district carrying out their responsible voluntary work. Out of more than 800 young drivers, only 157 took the opportunity to improve their driving safety through the "conner through experience" training. It was urgently necessary for parents to exert an influence on their children. The elderly road users, who were celebrating their 60th birthday. When the savings bank invites children to a driver safety training course on their birthday, almost all of them take advantage of it.
The first goggo in the county
The center of attention was the awarding of nine drivers, who distinguished themselves over decades by their considerate driving. Andreas barnickel and helmut kiebling received the "gold with oak wreath" badge of honor for 40 years of safe driving, while hartmut stephan, kurt beier, manfred puls, georg and margareta schmitt received the "golden laurel leaf" for 50 years of safe driving were allowed to accept. They were outdone by josef schiepek and manfred fack, who have been driving for 60 and 60 years respectively. 70 years as safe drivers on the road.
The first vehicle of josef schiepek from redwitz, who conducted the leuchentaler blasmusik from mistelfeld for decades, was a zundapp scooter before he bought a vw kafer in 1957. Manfred fack obtained his motorcycle license as early as 1944, first riding an NSU quick around the area and later buying a goggomobil, the first in the county, as he recalls.