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400 Deaths a Day Finally Prompt India to Target Road Safety

In India, more than 150,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents. That’s about 400 fatalities a day and far higher than developed auto markets like the U.S., which in 2016 logged about 40,000.

Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is attempting to curb the carnage on Indian roads caused by everything from speeding two-wheelers to cars not equipped with air bags. A bill introduced in August 2016 – proposing harsher penalties for traffic offenses and requiring that automakers add safety features – has passed the lower house of parliament and is expected to go through the upper house in 2018.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-09/400-deaths-a-day-are-forcing-india-to-take-car-safety-seriously?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8Kjk2FKhIE

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Has he succeeded in convincing them to use toilets?

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:D:D:D:D:D
Low blow

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We have inherited the same scourge from India; driving schools that guarantee a licence, poor road construction, poor road signage, weak standards enforcement, and poor education.

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Is that a priority?

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Don’t point outwards always. Individually are you disciplined enough not to number among those causing chaos on roads?

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Top priority my fren :D:D
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/03/world/asia/india-toilet-movie.html

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Modi has a chance to take India places, by 2030 if all goes well their GDP per capita nominal will be around 5k USD. By this time they will have overtaken both Germany and Japan and be the 3rd biggest economy.
The next decade will be interesting economically

Does it matter how qualified and discplined a driver is if such crazy junctions still exist, they should start with redesigning the roads. Remove all those junctions and use u turns or roundabouts. Then have bumps where there is zebra crossing or build foot bridges

shouldn’t it be Engineer?

:eek::eek: please tell us you are just joking

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It should. But to @Misty and co, it appears not to be. At least if you go by their practices!

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ODF should be a priority for everyone the World over!
But to Indians, it’s like a blessing to you if you see their shit!

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Shait!

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