Road traffic digest 1

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Road traffic digest 1

  1. 1. <ul><li>Road Traffic Digest No. 1 </li></ul>
  2. 2. www.tsunamionroads.org Black Hole WHERE IS THE ROAD LEADING TODAY? Today a significant portion of our time is spent on roads. So, advantages of travel in our life cannot be overemphasized copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  3. 3. You cannot avoid road traffic however big you may be in your status in the country You may make a cozy paradise for you and your family, but you can't escape menace of road traffic
  4. 4. www.tsunamionroads.org copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  5. 5. copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  6. 6. - - - the price we are paying today for using our roads is extremely high or Hazards of using our roads are: Road accidents Environmental pollution Traffic Congestion & Traffic Jams Arrogance on roads : Road Rage Global Warming etc, etc. copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  7. 7. Road Accidents: The biggest hazard! They claim 1,26,896 lives [2009] every year in India copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  8. 8. China India USA World record of Highest deaths/year in road accidents is to the credit of India !! www.tsunamionroads.org
  9. 9. one death every four minutes on Indian roads - - - - copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  10. 10. one serious accident every minute on Indian roads - - - - copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  11. 11. In India accidents are the 3rd most common cause of deaths [in age group of 5 to 45 yrs] 1 st Tuberculosis 3,50,000 Deaths/year 2 nd AIDS 3,00,000 Deaths/year 3 rd Road Accidents 1,27,000 Deaths/year copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  12. 12. - - - It is the NUMBER ONE cause of death in 10 to 25 years age group in India copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  13. 13. Males are involved in 85% of accidents 15% Death among females is low, occurring mainly as co passengers rather than as driver [in India]
  14. 14. Death is not the only indicator of seriousness of this malady copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  15. 15. . . . as in India around 5 lakhs people are seriously injured or permanently disabled & forced to live a miserable life due to road accidents copyright:www.tsunamionroads.org
  16. 16. Some more interesting facts about road accidents Follows in next digest- - - - - www.tsunamionroads.org
  17. 17. If you find merit in this message, please forward it to people who can play a good role in managing traffic related hazards in our life. People who are concerned about traffic congestion, pollution, road rage, etc and want to avoid road accidents in their & their beloved one’s life, should visit: Tsunami on Roads: Wake up India! www.tsunamionroads.org http:// tsunamionroads.org/feedback.html
  18. 18. Jai Hind

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