The IRTAD (International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group) Road Safety Annual Report 2017 provides an overview of road safety performance for 2015 in 40 countries, with preliminary data for 2016, and detailed reports for each country. It includes tables with cross country comparisons on key safety indicators.

There were 4,80,652 road accidents in 2016, claiming 1,50,785 precious lives and leaving another 4,94,624 persons injured. In 2-16, accident severity measured by number of persons killed per 100 accidents has reached 31.4 and 46.3 percent of accident deaths were in the age bracket of 18-35 years.

There are significant and under-appreciated risks and vulnerabilities in the global food trade and key physical chokepoints where things could go wrong, according to this report published today by the think tank Chatham House.

In the context of the Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week, WHO has released Managing speed.

This bill passed by the Lok  Sabha on April 10, 2017 seeks to save lives by ushering in radical reforms in the motor vehicles law to slap heavy penalty on traffic violators, protecting good sa

The Lok Sabha passed the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2016 that provides for the imposition of hefty penalties on auto companies found manufacturing faulty vehicles. The bill also seeks statuary guidelines for cab aggregators and a 10% annual increase in penalties for traffic rule violations.

Road safety is a major international health issue – every year an estimated 1.25 million people are killed on the world’s roads and up to 50 million people incur non-fatal injuries.

Switching to biogas as vehicle fuel can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector between 60% and 80% compared to fossil-based fuels like gasoline and diesel.

The Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture submitted its report on the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016 on February 8, 2017. The Bill amends the Motor
Vehicles Act, 1988 and was introduced in Lok Sabha on August 9, 2016.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said that the use of bicycle as a mode of transportation will not only reduce incessant cases of road crashes in the nation’s highway, especially in urban a

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