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Zero Vision: Safe Corridor Pilot Project in Kerala

The ambitious safe corridor project on the 80km stretch from Vetturoad to Adoor near Thiruvananthapuram, one of the most accident-prone stretches in the state has begun. As per the data collected by National Transportation Planning and Research Centre (NATPAC), the agency carrying out the pilot study on the project, around 1200 accidents happened on the stretch in the past three years. The project, which aims at bringing down the accident rate to zero, will be implemented with financial aid from World Bank by the Kerala State Transport Project, a Kerala PWD programme. The KSTP has set aside `60 crore for carrying out safety projects on the roads coming under its jurisdiction. According to NATPAC Director B G Sreedevi, the project is being implemented with the help of local bodies, police department, motor vehicles department and hospitals in the area. ?Interestingly, when good roads was provided, accidents also showed an increasing trend. Hence a detailed study was done,? said Sreedevi. A Progess Report.

India observes Road Safety Week 2013

  The 24th annual Road Safety Week was observed from January 1-7 in different parts of the country. Different and diverse programmes marked the Week ? road safety campaigns, children?s programmes and training programmes for drivers. Many government organisations, NGOs and training institutes took part in the programmes. The theme for Road Safety Week 2013 was, ?Stay Alive, don?t drink ...

NATPAC Observes Road Safety Week

In Kerala NATPAC (National Transportation Planning and Research Centre) observed Road Safety 2012 by screening audiovisual programmes on road safety for the public, held at its pavilion at the December Fest in Kanakakunnu Palace. These 25 minute telefilms directed by C P Padmakumar, Venu Nair and Subash included instructions and road safety rules for school kids, pedestrians, auto rickshaw drivers ...