Nearly 1,50,000 people die in India due to road accidents every year. This means at least 400 people die each day due to road calamities. This calls for immediate awareness among the public for road safety measures.
Causes of road accidents
Human error is the main cause of road accidents due to lapses like these
Weather also plays a wicked role in road accidents. Yes, rain, fog, heavy winds or waterlogged rods can road accidents due to slipping. Potholes and open drainage in rainy weather act as potent dangers causing such calamities.
Poorly maintained vehicles are the main cause of road accidents. Bad brakes, old tyres, broken tie road etc. are the culprits. Faulty rear view mirrors, indicators and taillights to add to the risks.
Bad roads are a menace for drivers in India. Roads with potholes, open drainages, debris and spilt oil cause road accidents. To add to this, we have damaged traffic and highway lights, lack of speed breakers to heighten the hazards.
Keeping in mind all the above risks and dangers, people should adopt the following road safety measures before driving.
Road safety measures
Accident first aid treatment
Road accidents can be prevented by adhering to road safety measures and lies can be saved by a knowledge of first aid procedures.
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