India is World's sixth largest Car Market and approx 2.03 million passenger cars were sold in India as per last year data. Approximately 1,374 crashes and 400 deaths take place every day on Indian roads. Safer vehicles can save precious lives and they are one of the pillars of the action plan towards reducing fatalities by fifty percent by 2020.
Buying a new car is a huge investment and to buy a safer car, it perhaps the most important. This booklet contains different safety features related to car purchasing. The booklet contains information on:
- Primary, Secondary safety features
- Tops tips to follow when visiting a dealer
- About Global New Car Assesment Programme (Global NCAP)
- Child Car Seats
- Case Studies
In nutshell this booklet is a complete compiled guide for buying a Safer Car.
The Car Safety booklets (English and Hindi) were released at the Cyclothon event organised by Consumer VOICE on the occasion of Road Safety Week on January 7, 2017 at Nehru Park, Neeti Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
Distinguished guest Shri Satyendar Jain, Hon'ble Transport and Health Minister, Government of Delhi, Shri Abhay Damle, (IRS)-Joint Secretary, Transport, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, and Senior officers from Delhi Traffic Police and Para-olympian cyclist champion Jagwinder Singh were present on the occasion.