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Supreme Court orders setting up of road safety panel

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/views/SC-sees-the-pedestrian-truth/articleshow/34212091.cms   It is a boring bit of road statistics, but the truth is that India’s most vulnerable minority on the streets is really the pedestrian. Justice AR Lakshmanan, former Chairman of the Law Commission, cited a survey by the Central Road Research Institute which suggested that nine of 10 pedestrians felt unsafe while crossing… Read More ›

Pedestrian fatalities reduces in the UAE, but is still high

http://www.thenational.ae/uae/transport/pedestrian-deaths-fall-9-in-uae-but-still-higher-than-in-the-west Last year, pedestrian deaths in the UAE declined 9 per cent to 1,209 from 1,328 in 2011, said the Ministry of Interior. Abdullilah Zineddin, a road-safety specialist in Abu Dhabi, said pedestrian fatalities in the UAE and in the GCC accounted for almost one third of roadway-related deaths. ‚ÄúThis number is significantly higher than… Read More ›



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