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Slow down roads to reduce accidents

Bhopal: The most effective way to reduce alarming statistics of road accidents, is slowing down on our roads and our chances of being killed or seriously injured on the road would dramatically decrease. Speeding is not just driving faster than the speed limit. It is also driving too fast for the weather, light, traffic and road conditions said Kamaljit Soi Chairman of Raahat –The Safe Community Foundation. Soi claimed that he had suggested process and measures which would ensure precautionary measures resulting in minimize/control Road accidents & resultant deaths to a reasonable extent in if the Speed Governors which are mandated by the Supreme Court to save precious human lives are installed through a tender/ eligibility criteria process.
As per recent survey and latest news articles on road accidents it is evident that Commercial Vehicles on highway with high speed are one of the main reason. As per the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) Accident statistics of 2014, the State of Madhya Pradesh is ranked 14th in India in the accident severity ratio at 16 %. It is submitted over speeding by commercial vehicles has played a major role in such accidental deaths in the State of Madhya Pradesh. Over speeding by commercial vehicles has played a major role in such accidental deaths in the State of Madhya Pradesh.
However, because of improper implementation and lack of enforcement, the desired results for Installation of Speed Governors could not be obtained and achieved inasmuch as the State lacked in their intent on the implementation of the Speed Governor regime and kept on giving relaxation with regard to installation of Speed Governors on various category of vehicles citing reason of non availability of Speed Governor in the market with regard to that segment of motor vehicle.