Ahmedabad: 28% footpaths encroached on by parking, says Cept study

Published on July 16, 2021 AHMEDABAD: A study carried out by Cept University on city roads revealed that only 252km of the city’s road network has footpaths, which is 15% of the total length. Of the total, about 71km or 28% cannot be used by pedestrians as the pavement is blocked by on-road parking. The … Continue reading Ahmedabad: 28% footpaths encroached on by parking, says Cept study

Guj roads safer in lockdown, saw avg 4,760 less accidents!

Published on April 14, 2020 Ahmedabad: Covid-19 has claimed 26 lives so far and has over 500 infected cases as on Monday evening in Gujarat. But amid the coronage, you might want to see a silver lining — EMRI 108 data shows that there has been reduction of an average of 238 cases of road … Continue reading Guj roads safer in lockdown, saw avg 4,760 less accidents!

Ahmedabad: Accident killed his son, homage drives his road-safety mission

Published on June 16, 2019 AHMEDABAD: In September 2014, Vaibhav, 19, a Prahladnagar resident and BBA student, died on the SG Road when his two-wheeler was hit by a private bus. He had succumbed to injuries on the spot.  “He had worn a helmet, as always. A young, promising life was lost forever,” said Atul … Continue reading Ahmedabad: Accident killed his son, homage drives his road-safety mission

Deaths due to drunk driving up 1,100 per cent in one year in dry Gujarat

Published on January 12, 2020 Gujarat may be a dry state, but if the central government’s figures on deaths in accidents are to believed, the number of deaths in Gujarat caused by ‘driving under the influence rose twelvefold in one year, going from 10 in 2017 to 122 in 2018. The latest report, ‘Accidental Deaths … Continue reading Deaths due to drunk driving up 1,100 per cent in one year in dry Gujarat