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 Lessons of the  death of  Cyrus Mistry  in the car crash

 Lessons of the  death of  Cyrus Mistry  in the car crash

The sudden realisation in elite circles of the need to wear seat belts for passengers in  rear seats  of cars in the wake of the death of  Mr Cyrus Mistry, former Tata group chief, on September 4 is important. But it misses a vital  point. It shows all the concern for the safety of  car occupants, the rich, while there[Read More…]

by 12/09/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Vehicular speed that annually kills million in India

Vehicular speed that annually kills million in India

The tragic death of a young entrepreneur in a road accident has created ripples in social media about the safety of a luxury car which may run at a higher speed but with satisfactory control over the vehicle in case of an emergency. The debate also touched on the mandatory use of seatbelts in rear seats by the passengers, necessary[Read More…]

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Cyrus Mistry’s Death is sad but no one cares when the poor are killed by the rich on our roads

Cyrus Mistry’s Death is sad but no one cares when the poor are killed by the rich on our roads

The sad death of former Tata group chairman Cyrus Mistry in a road crash in Maharashtra on September 4 should create more awareness about the need for road safety. It is for the first time that such a high profile corporate figure has met with a road crash in recent years. This is mainly because corporates travel more by air[Read More…]

by 05/09/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Road Safety Concerns Not Getting Adequate Attention in India

Road Safety Concerns Not Getting Adequate Attention in India

There have been several reports recently which indicate that  road accidents due to drunken driving are increasing. In particular the rules relating to distancing of liquor availability from highways are being widely flouted.  A recent detailed report on the situation regarding some highways passing through Haryana, in particular the Delhi-Jaipur highway,( Dainik Tribune August 24, 2022) states that there are[Read More…]

by 25/08/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Road Accidents Exceptionally High in Himalayan Region

Road Accidents Exceptionally High in Himalayan Region

On June 7, 13 passengers were killed when a bus plying on Shainshar-Kullu road, in Sainj Valley of Himachal Pradesh, rolled down a hill. The high death toll was caused by at least two avoidable reasons which are often seen in hilly areas. Firstly, there was delay in relief and rescue. Secondly, a landslide had thrown boulders and stones on[Read More…]

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