Road traffic fatalities are the tenth leading cause of death globally. The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that if city authorities or government don't take necessary precautions in the next 13 years, it will become the 7th leading cause of death.
Roads connecting the docks and air cargo complexes of container freight stations are in a very bad condition, hence this creates very bad congestion. There should be convenience; intermodal transport will be successful only when we have proper rail and road connecting infrastructure
India, due to its long coastline, is richly endowed with natural maritime advantages. The countrys 7,500 km coastline covers 13 states and Union Territories. A number of ports along the long coastline lie along key international trade routes. There is huge potential even for inland water transport.