One serious road accident in the country occurs every minute and 16 die on Indian roads every hour. 1214 road crashes occur every day in India. Two wheeler’s account for 25% of total road crash deaths.20 children under the age of 14 die every day due to road crashes in in the country. 377 people die every day, equivalent to a jumbo jet crashing every day. Two people die every hour in Uttar Pradesh – State with maximum number of road crash deaths. Tamil Nadu is the state with the maximum number of road crash injuries.
In year 2013 Tamil Nadu Police has Released a Report that Recorded Total Accidents of 15,563 Fatalities in 14,504. People who sustained grievous injuries were counted to 4,715 & the people who sustained injuries which were minor were 69,168 in 44,158.
In order to create awareness among the people of Tamil Nadu, Faculty of Shevaroys Valley School located in Yearcud Hills have did a Campaign to teach the students about road safety precautions. many students are loosing their lives in Road Accidents because they are not following the basics Rules of road safety like wearing a Helmet, wearing Seat belt while driving a four wheeler.
Source of Information: National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Road Transport & Highway, Law commission of India, Global status report on road safety Shevaroys Valley School Students have done a Campaign on Road Safety in order to Create Awareness on Road Safety.