Road Accidents and Fatalities in India - Coggle Diagram
Road Accidents and
Fatalities in India
Highlights a significant increase in road accidents, fatalities, and injuries
Underscores the alarming road safety situation in the country
A government report titled 'Road Accidents in India - 2022' released
National Highways, including Expressways: 32.9% (Fatalities: 36.2%)
Other roads: 43.9% (Fatalities: 39.4%)
Fatalities rose by 9.4%.
Young adults (18-45 years) accounted for 66.5% of road accident victims.
Road accidents increased by 11.9%.
Two-wheelers were the most common category in accidents and fatalities.
Ramshackle vehicles, wrong-side driving
Gaps in highway medians, untreated intersections, and missing crash barriers
: Violations such as wrong-side driving, lane misuse, and traffic light disobedience.
Road Safety Act (Amendment): Introduced stricter penalties for traffic violations and Good Samaritan protection.
Road Safety Awareness Campaigns: "Road Safety Week" and similar initiatives promote responsible driving.
National Road Safety Board: Established for advisory powers on safety reforms.
National Road Safety Council: Oversees and coordinates national road safety efforts.
Sundar Committee (2007): Recognized the need for competent accident investigation units.
Strictly Enforcing Traffic Rules and Penalties
Ensuring Vehicle Safety and Roadworthiness
Better Road Design, Maintenance, and Signage
Enhancing First Aid and Paramedic Care in Golden Hour
Promoting Awareness and Responsible Behavior
Lack of Golden hour treatment
Disrespect for the Law
Weak enforcement of traffic laws