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Introduction

India has one of the highest road deaths in the world. Road safety club is formed to campaign towards reducing road injuries in by changing mindsets of public towards safe driving. In 2016, number of citizens killed on the road has increased by 3.2 percent compared to year 2015. It is time for all road users to come together and act urgently.

In India, as compared to 2015, the numbers of road accidents and injured victims have declined in 2016 by 4.1 percent and 1.1 percent respectively. However, the number of persons killed in road crash has increased by 3.2 percent over the previous year, i.e, 2015.

The following are the facts published by NCRB for the year 2016 in Road Accidents in India.
During the calendar year 2016, the total number of road accidents is reported at 4,80,652 causing injuries to 4,94,624 persons and claiming 1,50,785 lives in the country. This would translate, on an average, into 1317 accidents and 413 accident deaths taking place on Indian roads every day; or 55 accidents and 17 deaths every hour.

Roadsafety Awareness

Roadsafety Rules

  • Blind Spot
  • Use of Light
  • Lane selection
  • Parking of vehicle
  • Overtaking
  •  Turning manoeuvre
  • Intersection
  •  Railway Crossing
  • No Stopping Zones
  • Hand Signal
  • Use of Horn
  •  One-way Road
  • Vehicle alteration/modification
  • Riding on Running Board
  • Resoled Tires
  • Vehicle Specific safe driving
  • Common unsafe practices