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    PREFACE

    The only idea of this presentation is to saveat least some

    of the 1.2 millions killed in

    road accidents every year.

    If at least one life can be saved,

    that will be a great success.

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    It is sure that thousands of lives can besaved, every year, if the suggestions areimplemented worldwide, especially indeveloping and under developed countries.

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    Road Accident Statistics

    More than 1.2 million

    people are killed

    in Road Accidents,worldwide , every year.

    3 to 4 % of Gross National Product

    Is lost in Road Accidents

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    Road Accident Statistics

    One child is killed in

    Road Accidents,

    every three minutes

    in the World.

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    Road Accident Statistics

    Total worldwide death toll of

    Tsunami of 2004 was about 230,000.

    But the annual worldwide death toll of

    Road Accidents is 1,200,000 !!!

    i.e. more than

    five times the Tsunami toll

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    Road AccidentPhotos

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    eps o e a en orpreventing Road

    Accidents Most important method to bring

    down accidents is strict enforcementof speed limits.

    90 % of accidents can be avoided by

    strict enforcement of speed limits. Existing speed limits should be

    brought down further.

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    eps o e a en orpreventing Road

    Accidents Heavy Penalty should be imposed on

    all those who cross speed limits. Ifthis is strictly implemented, nobodywill dare to go at high speed.

    Heavy penalty should be imposed forthose who cause accidents.

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    eps o e a en orpreventing Road

    Accidents Diving tests for issue of Driving

    license is to be made more stringentand foolproof.

    Raising of lower age limit for twowheeler and Heavy Vehicle license to21.

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    eps o e a en orpreventing Road

    Accidents Safety awareness should begin from

    childhood, as it is difficult to impartawareness to a grown up a human. Ifsafety awareness is imparted atchildhood, safety will be a habit.

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    eps o e a en orpreventing Road

    Accidents Video and Computer Games that

    simulate Racing should be banned byGovernment OR discouraged byparents as it will develop racing habitin children.

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    eps o e a en orpreventing Road

    Accidents Refreshment parlors should be made

    available at (say) every 50 / 100k.m. on all national highways andtruck / heavy vehicle drivers shouldbe forced to refresh by having a face

    wash or by having a cup of tea orcoffee.

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    eps o e a en orpreventing Road

    Accidents Roads should be properly

    maintained. Permanent contracts /arrangements should be in place formaintaining all roads in goodcondition 24 hours a day, 365 days

    an year. If a gutter is repaired in timeit can save a life !!!

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    eps o e a en orpreventing Road

    Accidents Health of vehicles should be strictly

    enforced.

    Eyes of old aged driving licenseholders should be tested periodically.

    License of drunkard drivers / ridersshould be cancelled immediately .

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    eps o e a en orpreventing Road

    Accidents Signals for road crossings at

    important busy places where a largenumber of people have to cross theroad everyday.

    Roads should be properly marked.Proper sign boards should beinstalled.

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    Road Safety Quotes

    Life's short, don't rush it

    It' better late than never.

    Chance takers are accident makers. If you want to stay married, divorce speed.

    Be alert! Accidents hurt.

    Hug your kids at home, but belt them inthe car!

    Normal speed meets every need.

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    Many

    Thanks

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