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  • Traffic Awareness Program

    Traffic Awareness Program  ... [+]
  • Traffic Training

    A 5 days traffic training course on “Road Traffic Management” for SIs (Armed Branch) will be held on 13.02.2017 to 17.02.2017 at Traffic Training School, Alipore Police Lines. A 5 days traffic training course on “Road ... [+]
  • Important Notice on GRIPS Payments

    The GRIPS Portal will remain shut down for public transactions from 6pm of 27/10/2016 to 8 AM of 31/10/2016 and will resume for carrying out transactions thereafter. All challans generated through 'offline mode' prior to 27th October'16 ... [+]
  • Trauma Care Ambulances have been launched

     On 22.01.2013, two fully equipped Trauma Care Ambulances have been launched by DG & IGP, WB and Sri A. K. Dwivedi, Group General Manager-Basin Manager, ONGC for NH-2 & NH-6 at the instance of West Bengal Traffic Police. These Trauma ... [+]
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Causes of Road Accident

MAIN CAUSES OF ROAD ACCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTAL DEATHS

  1. Over-speeding or driving in excess of prescribed speed limits.
  2. Not wearing helmets or not using seat belts - more than 80% of road accident deaths are due to the head injuries.
  3. Drunken driving or driving under the influence of drugs.
  4. Over loading of vehicles.
  5. Use of mobile phones or ear phones while driving/crossing the road.
  6. Violation of road signs, signals, traffic lights and road safety rules or many a time due to their ignorance.
  7. Long hours of drive, tiredness and fatigue of the driver and lack of traffic education.
  8. Pedestrian negligence also contributes to road accidents and endangers their own lives.