India’s killer roads: how can we make them safe?

The Hindu | Jun 14, 2019 at 8:39 AM
  • Globally, road accidents are the tenth leading cause of death.
  • With an estimated 1.2 million people killed in road crashes each year globally(, road injuries are predicted to become the third-leading global contributor to disease and injury by 2020.
  • In 2017, the MoRTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) reported that Tamil Nadu tops the country in terms of accidental deaths on the road.