Are our roads safe? Are we doing enough to make our roads safe? As a signatoryto Brasilia Declaration (Nov 2015), India is committed to reduce the number of road accidents and fatalities by 50% by 2020. But the big question ishave we been able to or are we proceeding towards […]
‘Man bleeds to death on Delhi road after hit and run case’ or ‘Accident victim left to bleed and die in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram’ these are a few headlines that we get to read almost every day. Other than rash and negligent driving and not
A total of 4,80,652 people have been injured in road accidents in 2016 out of which 1,50,785 precious lives have been lost as per the latest MORTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) data. However, many of these lives could have been saved if they had received timely intervention.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) of 1989 recognizes that “every child has the inherent right to life” but sadly their lives are being snatched by the cruel hands of God at a very early age and one of
Consumer VOICE, working for Road Safety Initiative to benefit all the citizens of India urges to the Prime Minister to pass the Motor Vehicles Amendment bill 2017 in upcoming winter session of parliament. The following press release was sent to the media.
Date: 4th October 2017
Nationalist Lawyers’ Forum, Odisha with Consumer Voice, organised walkathon for safer roads on the eve of World Day of Remembrance at Ganapati Shishu Vidya Mandir School, Jajiri Mangala Cuttack on November 20, 2016.The rally covered distance of 5Kms.
Around 200 people
Our State partner in West Bengal Federation of Consumer Associations (FCAWB) successfully organised public demonstration on November 20, 2016 to mark The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims at Chinsurah,Hoogly. Lawyers,Consumer activists ,citizens,victims ,students participated in
Our state partner in Bihar-Janaki Foundation has successfully organised peace walk starting from Biscomaun, Gandhi Maidan ending at Kargil Chowk in Patna November 20, 2016 to mark Day of Remembrance for road accident victims and demand safe roads for all.
Our state partner in Uttar Pradesh -Consumers Guild has successfully organized rally in Lucknow ,UP. People from walks of life participated in this rally which passed through Swasthya Bhawan,Commissioners office ,transport gate and ended at Shaeed Samarak.
Ex-State Minister Mr.Nanakdev
On the occasion of World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, peoples of all walks of life participated in a Road Walk jointly organized in Arera Colony by our state partner National Centre for Human Settlements & Environment (NCHSE), Bhopal
At the start of the walk
Our state partner Consumers’ Legal Protection Forum, Assam, organized a rally “Walk for better roads” at University of Science & Technology (USTM) Campus, Khanapra,Guwahati on November 18, 2016 to mark Day of Remembrance for road accident victims and demand safe roads for all. Students and faculties
Our State Partner, Citizens Awareness Group, Chandigarh organized a peace march ‘Walk for Safer Roads’ on the eve of World Day of Remembrance (WDR) for road accident victims in sector-17, Chandigarh on November16, 2016.
The walk was also attended by the Mayor of
Rajkot Saher Jilla Grahak Suraksha Mandal along with the staff and Students of the Saint Gargi School, Rajkot hold a rally for Road safety on 15th of November 2016.
The rally was started with by paying standing tribute to the victims who have
Team Consumer VOICE met with MP Shri Manoj Tiwari and MP Shri Ram Chaitra Nishad, who are also members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee (PSC) on Transportation, Tourism and Culture, at their Delhi offices. The purpose of the meeting was to seek support towards the smooth passage of Motor Vehicle […]
The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year – to remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affectedIndia suffers the highest number of road […]