Webinar on Young & Inexperienced Drivers: Safety implications & risk taking behavior

   16 Jan 2021

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To mark the celebration of Road Safety Month 2021, SHARP presented a webinar on understanding risky driving and aggressive driving behaviour. As per the World Health Organization, accident related deaths are known to be the eighth leading cause of death and the first largest cause of death among children aged 5-14 and adults in the age 15-29. Road accidents in India kill almost 1.5 lakh people annually. Urgent action on road safety through technological, behavioural and parental action is of utmost importance. Teaching Road Safety to young drivers is integral to be able to self-analyze and criticize themselves for their wrong driving behaviour.

This webinar cum panel discussion focuses on:
1. Road accidents among young drivers & possible mediators of risky driving
2. Teaching Road Safety: Guiding Parents & Teachers
3. Safe driving practices & tips for defensive driving
4.Use of technological and behavioral interventions to reduce risky driving

Esteemed Panelists:
1. Dr. Geetam Tiwari - MoUD Chair Professor for Transport Planning at the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi
2. Mr. Diewakarr Anupam Mittal - Policy Professional at NITI Aayog
3. Dr. Seema Ahuja - Principal at Suraj School, Gurgaon


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