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:
Remember this – Life is short, do not jump a red light and make it shorter!
Be cautious, life is precious.#RoadSafetyHumSabKiZimmedari
— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) April 24, 2018
And there is no harm in fastening the seat belts while you drive – Your safety is in your hands
— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) April 25, 2018
Why bet on life, when you can be safe
— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) April 26, 2018
This one for all the lane jumpers out there – be safe and save lives
— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) April 27, 2018
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.