(Deaths per lakh)
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In India a death occurs every 3.5 minutes due to road accidents*

Impact of road accidents as on today based on last year’s data
The Data is as per today
Every minute a road accident happens in India!
Every 3.5 minutes a road accident takes away a life!

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    Mass media campaigns are an important component of national and local road safety strategies. As part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Programme (2010–2014), WHO and its partners developed more than 30 mass media campaigns in nine countries. The campaigns focused on five behavioural risk factors: speeding, drinking and driving, and failing to use motorcycle helmets, seat-belts and child restraints. Read More...

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Credits: Dipak K. Dash, WHO and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Fellow

About Us


Indian Road Safety Campaign (IRSC), is the largest youth-led organization in India with its presence in more than 60 cities and has 1700 plus volunteers with college teams in premier IITs, NITs, Delhi University, AIIMS and law colleges across India, being led by IIT Delhi chapter. IRSC is presently working with organizations like United Nations, WHO, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, IRTE, Delhi Traffic Police and TRIPP, IIT Delhi in its endeavour to make Indian roads safer and has been able to impact more than 1 crore people across India.
It started as an initiative of National Service Scheme, IIT Delhi when four students from the institute lost their lives in a road accident in 2014 and since then it has grown to become a national level organization active in 15 plus states and more than 250 colleges. Transport Research and Injury Prevention Program (set up under Government of India) has been the guiding force. The Board of Advisory of IRSC has experts in the field of road safety with people from various IITs, Research Centres, Supreme Court, AIIMS, WHO etc.

Dipak K. Dash

Dipak K Dash is a journalist with more than a decade’s experience and is presently working as a Senior Assistant Editor with The Times of India, world’s largest English daily newspaper. He has been a Road Safety Fellow of World Health Organisation and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Fellow. He has special interest in road safety issues & has written several articles on this, which special contributions to WHO and UN Road Safety Week. He has also trained journalists from South East Asia in Colombo and moderated panel discussions on road safety.

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