"We observed that during weekends the number of accidents is high. So No Accident Day is being implemented every Saturday.”
The 3.15 km flyover has been constructed at a cost of Rs 253 crores and was inaugurated by Chief Minister MK Stalin on June 11.
As per Kerala Road Safety Authority, nearly 110 people get injured in accidents everyday, resulting in death of 10 during rainy season
The maximum number of fire incidents was reported between April 1 and June 30 this year, in part contributed to by scorching temperatures and heatwave conditions during the period.
Four persons including a minor were killed after the two-wheeler on which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck on NH-353 near Krishna Chowk.
Kerala reported 12.6 per cent fewer deaths in January-May this year than the same period in 2019 ever since the initiative was rolled out at the start of 2022.
The discoms have also ensured that all employees and business associates are using PPE kits while undertaking repair and maintenance works.
As per the overall standard of performance report submitted to OERC, there is a sharp increase in human fatality due to electrocution in the area of distribution by TPCODL.
According to the monthly performance report of highway patrol teams, only 866 cases of traffic rule violations have been detected by the 36 patrol teams during March.
The capital witnessed 2,300 accidents in which over 500 people lost lives in the first five months of 2022, according to official data.
Addressing an event at the Thyagaraj Stadium, Kejriwal said, in some cases, it becomes difficult for medical aid to reach an area during an emergency because of congestion.
In order to decrease the number of accidents, Bapatla police have identified 27 black spots across the district, including nine on NH 216 and six on NH 16.
With Dharmapuri Municipality expanding at a brisk pace, traffic pileups have become a recurring trouble.
While NHAI is said to have rectified 61 per cent of the black spots on national highways across India, the onus lies on motorists to ensure that accidents do not occur.
An autorickshaw heading to Sadashivapuram from Khammam collided head-on with a TSRTC bus.
Govindappa CT, a resident of Jakkur and a pushcart food vendor, had taken Sanjay (12) to watch aeroplanes landing and taking off.
With the continuing rain making driving difficult, motorists are worried about hydroplaning or skidding.
The minister lamented that unfortunately, road safety is considered something that comes once a year.
The Collector further said that transport department officials should conduct random checks on worn out vehicles and seize them.
In the first incident, a bike-borne duo riding on the wrong lane of the road was run over by a lorry near Madhavaram on Tuesday night as they fell on the road after collision with another two-wheeler.