Directions given by Supreme Court of India on Road Safety:
1. Road Safety Policy:
Most of the State Governments and Union Territories have already framed a Road Safety Policy. Those that have not framed such a policy namely Assam, Nagaland, Tripura, Delhi, Lakshadweep, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, must now formulate the Road Safety Policy by 31st January, 2018. All States and Union Territories are expected to implement the Road Safety Policy with all due earnestness and seriousness.
2. State Road Safety Council:
All States have already constituted a Road Safety Council in terms of Section 215 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. Continue reading “Road safety rules and policy in India”