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With #RoadSafetyHumSabKiZimmedari As Their Motto, Delhi Traffic Police Is Doing Their Bit To Make India’s Roads Safer

With 1,591 number of road accidents deaths in 2016, Delhi topped the list of cities with most dangerous roads in India. In a bid to change this reality, the Delhi Traffic Police has come up with an unique social media campaign

Written By: Anisha Bhatia | Edited By: Sonia Bhaskar | May 01, 2018 12:15 PM | Road Safety Week

With #RoadSafetyHumSabKiZimmedari  As Their Motto, Delhi Traffic Police Is Doing Their Bit To Make India’s Roads Safer

New Delhi: To educate and sensitise people about road safety, the Delhi Traffic Police launched a social media campaign – ‘Road Safety Hum Sab Ki Zimmedari’ during the 29th Road Safety Week with an aim to make city’s roads safer with a bit of creative touch.

Here are some of the posts that caught our attention:

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Remember this – Life is short, do not jump a red light and make it shorter!

And there is no harm in fastening the seat belts while you drive – Your safety is in your hands

Why bet on life, when you can be safe

This one for all the lane jumpers out there – be safe and save lives

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According to the latest report released by the Union road transport and highways ministry, the capital city, at 1,591, topped the list of million-plus cities that reported the highest number of road accident deaths in 2016.

A total of 7,375 accidents were recorded in 2016 – 5,088, resulted in minor injuries followed by 1,548 which were categorised as fatal and 583 which led to grievous injuries. T-junctions emerged as the most unsafe spots on the Capital’s streets with as many as 1,008 accidents.

How can this grim reality of Delhi’s roads be changed? What do you think needs to be done? Share your views in the comments box below.

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