There has been an abnormal increase in fatalities by about 16 per cent from January to September this year exposing the shoddy enforcement measures.
The World Bank team explained about the key themes like road engineering, vehicle safety and driver training, enforcement and post-crash care as part of the implementation of the programme.
The work has been taken up in four packages at a cost of Rs 100.22 crore which includes operations and maintenance of seven years.
As they were crossing the road, the Porsche, which was coming from Nagarjuna Circle and heading towards KBR park, hit them at high speed.
The initiative, which took off in Bengaluru, Delhi, Pune and Chennai, aims to create at least 30,000 Y-CARS in the city by the end of the quarter.
In 2020, the State recorded 4,738 fatalities on the roads and the deaths at junctions are about 25 per cent of total road accident deaths of the year.
Researchers from India and Japan are working on smartphone-based mapping of road health in both countries to reduce the accidents caused due to damaged roads.
The study covers 14 Indian cities finds lack of footpaths near school zones, among other issues plaguing cities and its children.
As many as 2,569 road accidents deaths have been recorded in the six months as against 2,062 deaths during the same period last year.
Karuna Sagar (25), the only son of Hosur DMK MLA Prakash Y, had come to Bengaluru on his Audi Q3 with the Karnataka registration number and picked up his friends.
Race on roads at night, take advantage of Covid situation
After years of topping the charts on road fatality numbers, Tamil Nadu has finally put an end to its notorious track record, with Covid restrictions in 2020 aiding the fall in numbers.
The Commerce and Transport department decided to extend the period of application for the compensation after it observed that the kin of many genuine victims is being deprived of the scheme.
CCTV analysis of accidents in drunk driving cases shows that even people who had consumed a little alcohol lost control of their vehicles.
An association representing companies along this stretch has cautioned that if reflectors are not provided on the barricades, they will be responsible for numerous accidents during nights.