Impact of new Motor Vehicles Act 2019

Impact of new Motor Vehicles Act 2019

Impact of new Motor Vehicles Act 2019

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari informed about the improvement in road accident after the implementation of the new Motor Vehicles Act 2019.

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has recently launched “Integrated Road Accident Database (IRAD) System”. The primary purpose of IRAD is to enhance road safety, and thus endeavors to generate various types of insights through the Analytics Dashboard, Trend Analysis etc. and therefore, decision making by Apex Authorities. The six states identified for piloting the project are Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

Sr. No. Name of the State Number of Vehicle Accidents during 5 months before Implementation of the Act (Apr’19 to Aug’19) Number of Vehicle Accidents during 5 months after Implementation of the Act (Sept’19 to Jan’20) Percentage Change
1 Gujarat 7304 6316 -13.52%
2 Uttar Pradesh 18614 16239 -12.75%
3 Manipur 287 277 -3.40%
4 Jammu & Kashmir 2683 2284 -14.87%
5 Andhra Pradesh NA NA -6.40%
6 Chandigarh 134 115 -14.10%
7 Kerala 20103 (for 6 months) 21105 (for 6 months) +4.90%
8 Assam 4058 (for 6 months) 4352 (for 6 months) +7.20%
9 Maharashtra 13848 13097 -5.40%
10 Chhattisgarh 5881 5604 -4.70%
11 Haryana 5537 (for 6 months) 5490 (for 6 months) -1.00%
12 Delhi 2306 2274 -1.80%

The Ministry implements scheme of publicity measures and awareness campaigns on road safety to create awareness among road users through various media, NGOs etc. Besides, National Road Safety Week is observed every calendar year for spreading awareness and strengthening road safety.



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