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What are the reasons for increasing number of road accidents?

Asked by flashy boy, 21 Jan '09 10:30 am
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1] Unprecedented increase in the number of vehicles on the road. 2} Narrow roads, poorly maintained. 3] No upgradation of roads with easing of gradients and curves. 4} Poor driving habits, drunken driving, non-observance of traffic signals and traffic rules.5} 6] corruption on the part of Motor vwhicles Dept and the traffic policein enforcing the relevant rules and regulations 7] Vehicles which are not roadworthy plying on the roads.etc
Answered by thampy chacko, 21 Jan '09 10:37 am

 
  
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Poor road condition,untrained drivers and reckless driving.
voilation of traffic rules. pedstrian crossing are unavailable at most of the road side.
speed limits are not following by drivers.in the most cities peoples are not using the seat belt in case of cars and not using the helmets during driving.
Answered by vinod singh, 22 Jan '09 01:30 pm

 
  
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Normally we can see the road accidents only on the highway and not inside the city limits. This is due to over speed driving and drunked driving.
Answered by ramesh ramani, 22 Jan '09 01:06 pm

 
  
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Causes for increasing number of Road Traffic Accodents can be grouped as
1) Vehicular factors i.e. Lack of Policy to check increase in number of vehicles, Lack of Public Transport system complelling the mases to use private vehicles, to unroad worthy vehicles, Newer technology leading to fast vehicles
2) Environmental factors i.e. Failure of MCD & Police to check encroachments by rehri patriwala on the footpaths forcing paedestrians to walk on the roads, wrong Parkings on the roads, Poorly maintenance of roads by civic agencies,
Human factors i.e. drunken driving, untrained drivers, underage driving, No vehicle sharing culture in Delhi, High risk behaviour amongst the young drivers, No cheap training institutes
4) Lack of Law Enforcement i.e. Corrupt practices by Police, No fear amongst the drivers of Law they feel they can get away by bribing the constable/inspector of Police or issue will be settled by touts.

People have scant respect for the Law
Answered by naveen rai tuli, 22 Jan '09 08:50 am

 
  
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Because we want to move faster and faster,and we dont want to lose time
Answered by Sunil, 22 Jan '09 08:48 am

 
  
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Main reason is bad roads.
It is incorrect to say we have too many vehicles as india still has one of the lowest ratios of vehicles to man.Potholes, constrictions due to courts decion speed, appeals, politicians encroachment or supprort for votes etc are the major reasons.Poor public trnasport is due to high corruption and as result peopel are constraiend to take unwanted risks.There should be cap on Density of population at least for approval of new buildings, colleges and we should developmore towns than converging on same conjested towns.If education and medical treatment is avaialbel in smaller towns alongwith service oppertunities many will happily like o breathe fresh air and drink pure milk
Answered by krishna iyer, 22 Jan '09 08:46 am

 
  
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The standar of roads in not proportionately increased to the level of population increase(vehicle load), and increase in number of vehicles. many of the road users, both pedestrians and drivers do not have civic sense, and are not disciplined. The driving license issuing procedure is currupt. Many of the vehicles on the road are well past its expected lifespan. All these factors end up in high accident rates.
Answered by suresh kumar, 22 Jan '09 08:08 am

 
  
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1) People doesn't follow traffic rules 2) There is no strict actions on violation of traffic rules 3) No body is to see/monitor traffic discipline(police doesn't take srict actions 4) Poor road conditions 5) RTOs doesn't ask any question, doesn't take driving tests while issuing driving license now a days.....whithout having minimum quaifying knowledge they issue driving license to the people 6) people need proper training of traffic rules.
Answered by Harshad Patel, 22 Jan '09 07:47 am

 
  
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There may be many details, but in a nut shell, due to growth of improper lifestyles caused by imbalance between material development and spiritual development.
Answered by Arindam Sarkar, 22 Jan '09 06:42 am

 
  
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Narrow roads, Increased vehicles, Modernised high speed vehicles & rash & drunken driving
Answered by Biman Banerjee, 22 Jan '09 06:19 am

 
  
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