Latest Articles in road safety

"Tighter laws, strict enforcement and culture-change vital for ensuring safety on roads" Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda

He said that corporates have discipline, implementation capacity and the budgets for inculcating awareness among their employees and the public on the need for life-saving measures.

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‘India loses about 3% of GDP due to road crashes per year’

Every year, 1.25 million people are killed in road crashes and 90 per cent of deaths occur in the developing world. India is leading the global death toll by reporting 1,50,000 deaths each year. SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF) is an independent, non-profit organization working for the road safety and access to emergency medical care across India and abroad. Over the past few years, SLF has facilitated the enactment of key legislations in India such as the Good Samaritan Law and now has adopted one of India’s deadliest highways to transform it into a zero-fatality corridor. Piyush Tewari, the founder and CEO of SaveLIFE Foundation shares his journey with Anuradha Shukla of BW Businessworld.

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Bombay HC asks MCGM, others to decide on road repair plan

The Bombay High Court today asked the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to hold a meeting with other government agencies by January 5 and take a decision about a comprehensive road repair plan.

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UP leads in number of accident-prone zones

Uttar Pradesh leads the country in the number of accident-prone zones or 'black spots' and the central government has taken a number of steps such as carrying out safety audits to reduce fatalities, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Haryana Government Announces Road Safety Policy

The other objectives of the policy is to increase awareness about road safety, establish road safety information database and enhance safer road infrastructure

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Vested interests opposing road safety bill: Gadkari

The proposed Act will not only computerise the entire system, eradicate corruption but is also designed to bring greater transparency and benefit for the public, says the Union Minister

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