Paper Key : IRJ************236
Author: Ganesh N. Sayam
Date Published: 05 May 2023
India has the second largest road network in the world. In today world the traffic is a main problem for every people. This traffic occurs due to increasing availability of vehicle on the road as we see that every people. The effect of raise in vehicle count grows the traffic congestion. It results in wastage of energy, time and environmental pollution and road safety continues to be a major developmental issue, a public health concern and a leading cause of death and injury across the world. Every year, around 1.5 lakh people dies on India roads, which translate, on an average, into 1130 accidents and 422 deaths every day or 47 accidents and 18 deaths every hour. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has published the annual report Road accidents in India 2021.The report provides information on various factors of road accidents in the country during the calendar year 2021. Most important method to bring down accidents is strict enforcement of speed limits, 90% of accidents can be avoided by strict action of speed limits.Typically, there is very little technology that goes into roads. They tend to be made out of the Rolling Barrier, speed breakers using Non-Newtonian fluid and rain harvesting on road.
DOI LINK : 10.56726/IRJMETS37934
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