Are we running a panchayat where states are not serious: Supreme Court on road safety

Supreme court of India

As many as ten state governments have not filed their status reports sought by the Supreme Court on implementation of road safety laws and rules. The apex court today responded by summoning the transport secretaries of all these state. Hearing a public interest litigation on road safety, the Supreme Court came down heavily on the […]

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Nitin Gadkari blames ‘vested interests’ for delaying Road Safety Bill

Transport minister says these are the people ‘opposed to transparency and computerisation in the highways sector’. New Delhi: Blaming ‘vested interests’ for delaying the Road Safety Bill, road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said its non-passage remains his “biggest regret” as more people are getting killed every year in road accidents than […]

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Speed Limiters: An Effective Means of Vehicles Speed Control on Roads

Speeding is a major road safety problem in all countries. Faster driving speeds increase the likelihood of a crash occurring, and the severity of its  consequences. Interventions to reduce speed can lead to significant reductions in road traffic injuries. In urban areas, with high concentrations of pedestrians and cyclists, measures to reduce speed are critical […]

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