Road Accident in Kerala

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SLIDE 1- ROAD ACCIDENTS IN KERALA Traffic accidents are a major cause of death and injuries world wide, but while they are declining in many parts of the developed world, fatalities are still on the rise in many developing countries including India. In our state more than half of the road accident victims are in the age group of 20 to 55, the key wage earning and child raising age group. The loss of the main bread winner and head of household due to death or disability can be catastrophic, leading to lower living standards and poverty. SLIDE 2 - KSRTC BUS ACCIDENT SLIDE 3 - MY STORY SLIDE 4 - Main causes of the increasing death rates in the Road Accidents are:

• Not knowing or not adopting correct driving habits. • Increasing number of New generation vehicles especially Two wheelers. • Aggressive driving behavior of Heavy vehicle drivers especially Private Buses & Tipper Lorries. • Drivers sleeping while driving especially of Heavy vehicles & light motor vehicles after midnight due to fatigue and other reasons. SLIDE 5- NEXT SLIDE

• Over speeding. • Bad condition of Roads and absence of different lanes. • Driver /Rider's ignorance of Road conditions, Road signs and the Environmental factors. • Driver /Rider's ignorance or violation of Traffic Rules. • Drunken Driving/Driving without seat belt. • Driving without Helmet. SLIDE 6 - DRINK AND DRIVE CAUSE KILLED TWO: - A study conducted by the Alcohol & Drug Information Centre (ADIC)-India revealed that around 40 per cent of the road accidents have occurred because of drunk driving. The state of Kerala stands first in per capita consumption of liquor at 8.3 litres, followed by Punjab 7.9 litres.


- Aju’s Story

No. of accident case registering per annum No. of death in accident No. of injured in accident


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Obey traffic rules, signals and road sings at all times Give preference to emergency vehicles and other fast...
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