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City roads in India unsafe for Pedestrians and Cyclists: WHO

By SSF | Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 in Road Safety News No Comments

Traffic related fatalities in the country have increased by 4.6 percent in 2015 resulting in the death of over two lakh persons. Quoting the figures from a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Claudia Adriazola, the Program Director (Road Safety) of World Resources Institute (WRI) said, WHO’s figures are significantly higher than that furnished […]

Road Safety For Kids – Rules Your Kids Should Know

By SSF | Sunday, September 11th, 2016 in Road Safety No Comments

“Safety First” is “Safety Always.” “Safety is not just a Slogan” According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report for 2014, 3% of the people who died due to road accidents were children (source). Statistics also show that 480 kids were injured every day due to road accidents in the same year, it is […]

Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain

By SSF | Friday, July 29th, 2016 in Road Safety No Comments

Driving in heavy rain and flooding can be hazardous. Here are some useful hints and tips to help you prepare for wet weather. Keep both hands on the steering wheel at all times! Turn on your headlights. Keep a minimum of a good five car length from the car in front of you. Maintain proper […]

Traffic Signs for Road Safety

By SSF | Monday, July 11th, 2016 in Road Safety No Comments

Traffic signs are the silent speakers on the road. Be it the person behind the wheel or a pedestrian, having a sound knowledge about road safety is absolutely necessary for all before hitting the roads. These signs are used to ensure free movement of traffic and make the road users cognisant of certain laws and […]

Using Hands-Free Device While Driving May Be a Road Safety Hazard, Claims New Study

By SSF | Saturday, June 18th, 2016 in Road Safety No Comments

Highlights Conversation may create competition for the brain’s processing capacity. It can cause drivers to miss road hazards. Study claims that distracted drivers suffered from ‘visual tunnelling’. Technology has become such an inherent part of cars that we often tend to discount the dangers it may pose. Case in point, talking on hands-free devices while […]

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