With more than 150,000 road-accident related deaths in India in 2017 alone, the need for better roads, regulations and systems has never been more critical. Several initiatives, awareness campaigns, rules and laws exist, but how effective are they?
young people said they wear helmets and seat belts on the road.
young people said they use the foot overbridge to cross the road.
young people said they are not aware of the Good Samaritan Law.
young people said they do not wait for the red light before crossing the road.
young people said they have jumped a red light when there were no cops.
young people admitted to drinking and driving in the past.
What are the crucial steps policymakers and stakeholders need to take to ensure better enforcement of laws, rules and regulations on the roads? We asked the Youth Ki Awaaz community and this is what they had to say:
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