Principles of Road Safety-III [Infographics]
Road safety is essential for adults as well as children. It is said that in recent years, road has become an unsafe place for people. Punishments given to drivers for offense driving alone cannot make a road safer. We can make roads safer by improving road conditions such as covering up potholes and providing adequate signals if there are any curved or narrow roads.
Attitude of drivers play a vital role in ensuring road safety. Drivers need to be cautious and careful to every rules and regulations of the road. Sometimes drivers are not the only one to be blamed. It would be difficult for drivers to drive safely in unsafe conditions. Proper maintenance of roads is necessary for functioning safely and efficiently. One of the key point in ensuring road safety is observation.
Road safety education begins right at school itself. One of the greatest initiative that can be taken by individuals to safeguard them and others on the road is to carefully follow safety rules and regulations.
It is a known fact that the main victims of accidents are young people under the age of 25. More young people die due to road crashes rather than due to serious diseases like tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS etc. Drinking and driving is one of the leading reasons for causing accidents. Hence one of the better measure to avoid accidents is daily inspection for drunken driving.
Today, road accidents have become part and parcel of our daily lives. In order to avoid accidents, it is better to follow certain principles of road safety.
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