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National Crime Bureau statistics on road accidents in India

National Crime Bureau statistics on road accidents in India
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National Crime Bureau statistics on road accidents in India. Key data on road accidents in India compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau,

National Crime Bureau statistics on road accidents in India. Key data on road accidents in India compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau:

National Crime Bureau statistics on road accidents in India

- Overall, 1.2 million perished on Indian roads in past decade
- 381 deaths and 1,287 injuries every day due to specific road accidents
- 80 deaths and 14 injuries every day due to road-rail accidents
- 73 deaths every day due to truck accidents
- 89 deaths every day due to two-wheeler accidents
- 19 deaths every hour or more than one death every 3 minutes
- Incidence of accidental deaths rose 51.8 percent between 2003 and 2012
- India's population grew 13.6 percent from 2003 to 2012, but rate of accidental deaths rose 34.2 percent
- Road accidents cases came down slightly by 0.02 percent in 2012 but rose 1.6 percent
- Road accidents topped list of overall accidents with 35.2 percent
- As many as 473,416 traffic-related accidents cases reported in 2012
- In 2012, as many as 168,301 people died in India from traffic accidents
- WHO says India accounts for the highest number of deaths from road accidents.
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