Telangana stands 9th road accidents in India
Hyderabad: Around 17 lakh road accidents were reported in the country in between 2017 and also 2020. In Telangana, concerning 85,000 crashes were reported and also the State stood at 9th placement in the country, according to information equipped in the Rajya Sabha by the Ministry of Road Transport and alsoHighways
“Various publicity measures and awareness campaigns on road safety were taken up through social media, electronic and print media. National safety week/month is organised. A certificate course for road safety auditors has been commenced in Indian Academy of Highway Engineers,” Minister for Road Transport and also Highways Nitin Gadkari stated in his reply.
The crashes mostly happen as a result of road design and also automobile design problems, and also absence of adherence to road safety and security regulations. The Ministry, to instill website traffic feeling amongst the residents, is occupying understanding and also concurrently imposing website traffic regulations.
With respect to road design, he stated road safety and security was made an indispensable component of road style at the drawing board. “Road safety audit of all highway projects has been made mandatory at all stages i.e., design, construction, operation and maintenance. High priority to identification and rectification of black spots is given,” he stated.
The Ministry of Road Transport and also Highways is taking a number of steps to lower the mishap price in the country in examination with numerous stakeholders.
On automobile design problems, he stated the Ministry had actually informed the obligatory fitment of safety and security innovations in lorries such as safety belt suggestion, hand-operated override for main securing system and also over speeding cautionsystem “Mandatory provision for an airbag for the passenger seated on the front seat of a vehicle, next to the driver is notified. Also, from October 1, this year, M1 category vehicle shall be fitted with two side/side torso air bags and two side curtain/tube airbags,” he stated.
The Ministry was frequently providing standards for enforcement of website traffic regulations. Also emergency situation treatment was set up by the National Highways Authority by making arrangements of rescues with paramedical staff/emergency clinical professional and also registered nurse at toll plazas. A system for give of honor to Good Samaritans that conserve lives of targets of road crashes was begun.