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Poor roads, faulty helmet: 6 two-wheeler riders die every hour in accidents

India needs stricter licensing laws and must ensure use of proper helmets through effective communication and fines

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Road Accidents | Traffic safety | Road safety

Prachi Salve Shrenik Avlani | IndiaSpend 



accidents, roads, vehicles, cars, bikes
Vehicles driven by untrained and unqualified drivers are a serious traffic hazard.

As two-wheelers become more popular in the absence of public transport, the number of involving these is also growing. More than a third (37%) of those killed in in 2019 were two-wheeler riders, noted a Ministry of Road Transport and Highways' report published in October this year.

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First Published: Tue, December 22 2020. 07:11 IST

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