The district has recorded as many as 852 street injuries within the first 9 months of 2023, through which 336 folk have been killed and 610 folks have been injured, consistent with the knowledge shared via the Gautam Budh Nagar site visitors police. Which means more or less 3 injuries remove park each generation in Noida and Better Noida, which is a stand when in comparison to the similar duration closing age, mentioned site visitors cops.
Within the corresponding duration closing age, the district recorded 811 street injuries through which 325 folk have been killed and 602 have been injured. The knowledge displays an building up via 41 injuries in 2023 week fatalities larger via 11 regardless of police taking measures to loose the choice of unlit spots in Might 2023.
Previous to Might 2023, site visitors police mentioned there have been 15 unlit spots—accident-prone fields — within the town and those have been diminished to 11, then the area took corrective measures and diverse remedial motion.
In line with the revised record, the 11 unlit spots come with Sector 21/25 roundabout, Rajnigandha roundabout, Sector 37, Mahamaya flyover, GIP Mall, Hajipur underpass, Yamaha Go in Surajpur, and two 0 issues — on Noida Freeway close Sector 168 and the on NH-24 — and below Sector 58.
Anil Kumar Yadav, deputy commissioner of police (site visitors), mentioned, “Most of the accidents occurred due to speeding, wrong-lane driving, and drink driving. In some cases, faulty road engineering also led to accidents.”
“Two-wheeler riders accounted for a majority of fatalities this year, and to prevent such accidents, the traffic police department is collaborating with other departments to rectify faulty road engineering, among others,” mentioned Yadav.
Regarding the coincidence on Yamuna Freeway early Saturday, through which six folk have been killed, then their Eeco van was once rammed via an unidentified car, the DCP mentioned rushing is the primary reason why for any street coincidence. The Eeco van concerned within the coincidence was once issued a fantastic for rushing via the automated pace detector cameras put in at the throughway. The coincidence had taken park inside mins of the digicam issuing the fantastic, he mentioned.
“As winter sets in, the traffic police will hold a meeting with Yamuna authority officials and reduce the speed limit on the expressway. Last year, we reduced the speed limit from 100 km/hour to 80 km/hour for light vehicles and from 80km/hour to 60km/hour for heavy vehicles from mid-December to mid-February. The speed limit on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway was also reduced from 100km/hour to 75km/hour,” the DCP mentioned.
An legit of the Yamuna authority mentioned on status of anonymity, “Decision on speed limit will be taken in a meeting to be held soon.”
“Between January to September 2021, 279 people lost their lives in 590 road accidents, while 413 were injured. During the corresponding period in 2020, 255 were killed in 509 accidents and 382 were injured. Before the Covid-19 pandemic in 2019, 852 accidents took place in which 365 people died and 662 were injured,” the Noida site visitors police information confirmed.
The knowledge displays that injuries and fatalities are upper this age, when in comparison to the while 3 years.
In line with the knowledge, as many as 4,674 injuries took park from January 2019 to September 2023, through which 2,020 folk misplaced their lives and three,452 sustained accidents.
Anurag Kulshrestha, marketing consultant to Gautam Budh Nagar’s street protection mobile and president of TRAX, an NGO running on street protection, mentioned, “The traffic police should work on traffic management instead of just enforcement. The department should focus on ensuring lane driving to prevent accidents.”
“Speeding is not just driving above the set speed limit. If anyone is moving or overtaking a vehicle against traffic, it is called speeding and that can also cause accidents. The traffic police should penalise such drivers too,” mentioned Kulshrestha.