"Road acciddents in india"


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now days we see many road accidents in India.hence we need to concentrate on this big problem of our country.

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"Road acciddents in india"

  2. 2. INTRODUCTION WHAT IS AN ACCIDENT • The term accident has been defined as an occurrence in the sequence of events which usually produces unintended injury , death or property damage,
  3. 3. Road Network in India Population > 1 billion people Road network (2nd in world) - 3.3 million km 470,000 kms major District Roads 1,28,000km 66,590 kms State National Highway highway 2,60,000 kms Village and other Roads Road carry 85% passenger and 70%freight traffic
  4. 4. Accident’s in India • India no.1 in Road Accidents. • India suffers from highest number of deaths around 150000 in absolute terms annually. • INDIA:2012 • Accidents : 4.97 lakh (1 every minute) • Deaths: 1,42,485 (one death every 4 min) • Road traffic injuries(RTIs) was 9th leading cause of death in 2004 and expected to be 5th leading cause of death by 2030.
  5. 5. Common Causes of Road Accidents • • • • • • • Over Speeding Drunk Driving Using Mobile Phones while Driving Irresponsible Driving Ignoring Safety Precautions Not wearing of helmets and seatbelts Poor road infrastructure &Congested city road.
  6. 6. Indian cause of Accidents Load volume larger than the vehicle
  7. 7. Animal Roaming on Roads
  8. 8. Carrying Animal on a Cycle
  9. 9. How to prevent Road Accidents • Maintaing of Roads: • • • • • • It include maintaing existing roads. Improving road surface. Constructng guards. Rails. Proper signs &widening of roads. There should be good lighting in night.
  10. 10. How to prevent Road Accidents • Road User: • Diving tests for issue of Driving license is to be made more stringent and foolproof. • Raising of lower age limit for two wheeler and Heavy Vehicle license to 21. • Helmet should be made compulsory by law in all states. • Helmet should be made compulsory for back seat riders also.
  11. 11. • Strict enforcement of existing traffic rules. • Children below a certain age should not be permitted to do cycling in busy roads / roads where heavy vehicles are plying.
  12. 12. • Administrative measures: • Enforcing traffic rules strictly. • Proper law to avoid drunken driving and in repetitive offender’s license should be cancelled.
  13. 13. Safety awareness • Safety awareness should begin from childhood. • Video and Computer Games that simulate Racing should be banned by the Government OR discouraged by parents as it will develop racing habit in children. • TV and other media should be effectively used for Public safety awareness. • All sorts of Motor sports especially racing should be banned by government.
  14. 14. Road Safety Slogans • If you want to stay married, divorce speed