Despite efforts to ensure road safety, road deaths and accidents continue to climb creating a question mark on the efforts being put in ensuring safe road infrastructure. Infrastructure Today looks to understand the constraints in ensuring safe road infrastructure.
The need for consistent and predictable behaviour while on the road is important otherwise each one using the road will not realise the other road users actions and reactions. So the first issue on behaviour, and which in Indian cities is quite unpredictable and undisciplined. The second factor is about the road design itself. This covers not just the road and traffic.