The Sunder committee recommends a National Road Safety Board to oversee road safety issues and to evolve strategies for policy implementation
The road safety scenario in India is terrible and no serious attention is being paid.
The number of deaths is equal to three jets crashing every day (410 human beings), but since aircraft aren’t involved, they don’t make headlines. Annually about 150,000 people die every year due to road accidents, and about 400,000 people get maimed, the cost of which is about Rs. 1 trillion. Read more
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