India can’t go Slow on Road Safety Anymore
Jan07

India can’t go Slow on Road Safety Anymore

Rapid urbanisation and industrialisation have caused an unprecedented revolution in the  growth of motor vehicles all over India. Today, humans and transport vehicles occupy over one-fourth of all urban space. This situation calls for not only stringent rules on road safety but also rigorous punishment to the violators. C. Mahadevan, HSE trainer and chemical expert, analyses the reasons of road accidents and suggest measures to...

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“Road safety isn’t just a slogan; it’s a way of life”- Rishiraj Singh!
Jan07

“Road safety isn’t just a slogan; it’s a way of life”- Rishiraj Singh!

When Rishiraj Singh, IPS, took over as Kerala’s Transport Commissioner in 2013, the average number of deaths in accidents was as many as 13 a day and the number of the injured was 135 a day. The state’s roads were virtually turning into killing fields. Negligence by drivers and the pathetic condition of roads were all playing their part in turning the state into a motorist’s nightmare. Within months, things started changing, and the...

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