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Stakeholders’ Consultation on Road Safety

In order to strengthen road safety, Consumer VOICE in association with its state partners of Lucknow, Guwahati and Chandigarh organized stakeholders’ consultation in these cities. The six pillars of road safety were stressed in all the consultations which help in reducing road accidents. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Consumer VOICE along with […]

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Ordinance on Road Safety

The Road Safety Network has written to the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari to bring Ordinance on Road Safety. India witnesses 400 deaths every day because of road accidents every day.  Every year nearly 1.5 lakh people are killed in road crashes and another 5 lakh are severely injured, many of […]

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Road Safety Week 2019 – Sadak Suraksha – Jeevan Raksha

A week to learn, to live for years – Road safety week from 4th to 10th February 2019 So many roads. So many detours. So many choices. This is where road safety comes into the picture. Roads which join us together, are unfortunately also responsible for parting ways with our […]

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OP-Ed on Road Safety by Shri Baijayant Jay Panda

None can deny the importance of road safety and in a country especially like India where every year more than 1.5 lakh people die in road accidents and more than 5 lakh are severely injured,  it is all the more significant to implementation stricter road safety laws. This can be […]

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Consumer VOICE Press Release on Road Safety 2018

Children are our future and we simply cannot let it go waste on road accidents. Every year we lose innocent lives to road accidents caused due to rash driving, drunk driving or drivers not adhering to road rules.  In 2017 alone, more than 9,000 children died in road accidents comprising […]

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World Day of Remembrance – Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

Consumer Guild, Lucknow ,Uttar Pradesh with support from Consumer VOICE, Delhi, organised a peace walk which originated from Swasthya Bhawan crossing and ended at Shaheed Smarak to mark the World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims and demanded safer roads for all.More than 200 people participated in the peace […]

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Op-Eds on Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2017

The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2017 was cleared by the Lok Sabha on April 2017 but is still pending for approval in Rajya Sabha. The urgency for the implementation is increasing by the day especially when annually over 1.5 lakh people are losing their lives and another 5 lakhs are […]

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National Workshop on Road Safety – 19th June, New Delhi

Number of people killed in road accidents in India is 2nd highest globally, which is almost 1.5 lakhs per year. This translates into 17 people dying every hour. Another 5 lakhs are seriously injured in road crashes. Road crashes account for more than 44% of all un-natural accidental deaths in […]

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Time is Right for Making Road Safety a National Priority

India has the dismal record of being the second highest country in the world where almost 1.5 lakh people are dying because of road accidents which is 17 people dying every hour. Another 5 lakhs are seriously injured in road crashes. Road crashes account for more than 44% of all […]

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Press Interaction Meet – Road Safety, 28 February 2018

Consumer Voice organised a Press Interaction Meet “Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2017: Tough Journey- the Road Ahead”- Voices of Road Crash Victims and Support from Members of Parliament” on behalf of National Coalition of Social & Consumer Organisations working on Road Safety in India on February 28, 2018 at Press […]

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Road Safety Week February 2018 Media Coverage

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Consumer VOICE – ROAD SAFETY WEEK – 5 DAYS – 5 PLEDGES

Fullfill India‘s pledge to UN to eliminate almost 200 deaths per day by 2020 on Indian RoadsConsumer VOICE along with its state partners organized Road Safety Week from 1 to 7 February on the theme of 5 Days-5 Pledges. This event aimed towards sensitization of various stakeholders including public, media, […]

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Reducing Fatalities by 50% by 2020 – Where are we Heading?

Reducing Fatalities by 50% by 2020 – Where are we Heading?

Are our roads safe? Are we doing enough to make our roads safe? As a signatoryto Brasilia Declaration (Nov 2015), India is committed to reduce the number of road accidents and fatalities by 50% by 2020. But the big question ishave we been able to or are we proceeding towards […]

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World Day of Remembrance ( WDR ) for road accident victims

World Day of Remembrance ( WDR ) for Road accident victims – Lucknow
Our state partner in Uttar Pradesh -Consumers Guild has successfully organized rally in Lucknow ,UP. People from walks of life participated in this rally which passed through Swasthya Bhawan,Commissioners office ,transport

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19th Nov – World Day of Remembrance(WDR) Jaipur, Rajasthan

Consumer VOICE in collaboration with its state partner Bhartiya Kalyan Samiti  organising a walkathon for safer roads on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims in  Jaipur, Rajasthan on November19, 2017.The WDR is commemorated on the third Sunday of November

 
 
 


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19th Nov – World Day of Remembrance(WDR)Panchkula, Haryana

Consumer VOICE in collaboration with its state partner Citizens Awareness Group,  organising a walkathon for safer roads on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims in Panchkula, Haryanaon November19, 2017.The WDR is commemorated on the third Sunday of November.


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World Day of Remembrance(WDR) Noida, UP

Consumer VOICE in collaboration with its state partner Bhartiya Kalyan Samiti organising a walkathon for safer roads on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims in Noida, UP on November19, 2017.The WDR is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year

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10 Things To Do When You See a Victim of Road Accident

A total of 4,80,652 people have been injured in road accidents in 2016 out of which 1,50,785 precious lives have been lost as per the latest MORTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) data. However, many of these lives could have been saved if they had received timely intervention.

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How Safe Are Our Roads for Children?

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) of 1989 recognizes that “every child has the inherent right to life” but sadly their lives are being snatched by the cruel hands of God at a very early age and one of

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Road Accidents Decrease While Fatalities Increase in 2016

In the ‘Road Accidents in India-2016’ report which was released recently by the Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari gives us some interesting details. Road accidents in

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Decrease Speed Increase Longevity 2017

 
Life for us moves at a fast pace. We are all running literally and figuratively as if the world is coming to an end. The pause button seems to be missing from our system.  We don’t feel the need to slow down or

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Life is a Highway – But be Safe on Roads 2017

1,374 accidents and 400 accidental deaths take place every day on Indian roads
5,00,000 road accidents and 1,46,000 deaths
1,374 accidents and 400 deaths take place every day on Indian roads
National Highways witnessed 49,651 deaths, state highways 41,219 and expressways 1849.
(Source: Ministry

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World Day of Remembrance (WDR) for Road Safety in Bihar

Our state partner in Bihar-Janaki Foundation has successfully organised peace walk starting from Biscomaun, Gandhi Maidan ending at Kargil Chowk in Patna November 20, 2016 to mark Day of Remembrance for road accident victims and demand safe roads for all.


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World Day of Remembrance (WDR) for Road Safety in Lucknow, UP

Our state partner in Uttar Pradesh -Consumers Guild has successfully organized rally in Lucknow ,UP. People from walks of life participated in this rally which passed through Swasthya Bhawan,Commissioners office ,transport gate and ended at Shaeed Samarak.
 Ex-State Minister Mr.Nanakdev

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World Day of Remembrance (WDR) for Road Safety in Bhopal

On the occasion of World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, peoples of all walks of life participated in a Road Walk jointly organized in Arera Colony by  our state partner National Centre for Human Settlements & Environment (NCHSE), Bhopal 
At the start of the walk

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World Day of Remembrance (WDR) for Road Safety in Assam

Our state partner Consumers’ Legal Protection Forum, Assam,  organized a rally “Walk for better roads” at University of Science & Technology (USTM) Campus, Khanapra,Guwahati  on November 18, 2016 to mark Day of Remembrance for road accident victims and demand safe roads for all. Students and faculties

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