Highest Road Fatalities in India
Can the government really reduce them by 50 per cent by 2020?
Recently our government announced that it plans to reduce 50 per cent road fatalities by 2020. Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, has said that the government will adopt smart mobility technologies to achieve this.
So what exactly are these smart mobility technologies and will they help the government achieve its very laudable target? Well, for starters, it’s great that the government has woken up to the fact that India has the largest number of road fatalities in the world. As per official statistics, 1.5 lakh...
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