Tag Archives: road safety

On Cell Phone While Driving? Dangerous but Your Talking Partner Influences Road Safety, Says Study

A new study based on a driving simulator and videophone to assess how a driver’s conversation partner influences safety on the road and the outcome was rather amazing as the partner influences your driving style immensely. The study on driver distraction showed that co-passengers are often helpful in keeping attention on the road and often warn or help the driver ...

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Prioritizing Road Safety in India

The UN General Assembly has adopted 2011-2020 as the Decade of Action for Road Safety and set a goal for reducing fatalities from road accidents by 50 percent during the period recognizing the severe impact of road accidents on global health. Every year about 1.2 million people die and 50 million get affected in road accidents globally losing 1.2 trillion ...

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Now a bullet-proof car on rent in India

New Delhi-based ECOS India Mobility & Hospitality Pvt Ltd (ECO) has introduced a “Bullet Proof Car” in the Indian car rental industry. The bulletproof car initially will be available in Delhi at Rs 12,000 per day for 80 kilometers. However, it can be made available in other parts of the country at an additional cost, said the company in a ...

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