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Category Archives: Activities Advocacy

Round Table Discussions on “Road Map to Road Safety and Public Health” at KGMC, Lucknow

18 October 2014

Gave a talk on “Developing innovative road safety programs” and participate in the deliberations organised by the Indian Council of Medical Research in a round table discussion on “Road Map to Road Safety and Public Health” on October 18th, 2014 more »

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ArriveSAFE steps up efforts for stricter enforcement on driving and driving

After getting Liquor Shops removed from the National Highways, we have now started working on getting the Enforcement on Drinking and Driving enhanced in the States of Punjab and Haryana. Currently, there is negligible Enforcement on Drinking and Driving though more »

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Book accused of “Hit-and-Run” under culpable homicide not amounting to murder

Members of ArriveSAFE are meeting Senior Officials and holding Silent Protests demanding that the accused of “Hit-and-Run” be booked under Section 304 of the IPC, which provides for a 10 years’ imprisonment instead of the customary practice of imposing Section more »

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Removal of Liquor and Poppy husk vends situated along highways

13 Sept 2013

The Bench headed by Honourable Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court passed an Order for the removal of liquor shops existing along highways. This is a major milestone in road safety for the region, a landmark legal precedent in India. more »

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Campaign to get PWD engineers responsible for not putting/maintaining crash barriers on bridges booked

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ArriveSAFE starts campaign to get PWD officials booked who were responsible for not putting Crash Barriers on Bridges

Ten people of a family died as their car edged off a bridge at in Amritsar district, Punjab, India. The bridge did not have any crash railings making it highly prone to such crashes. It is criminal not to but more »

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Govt to set up a road safety and traffic management body

With road accidents on the rise, the government is planning to set up a body dedicated to ensuring better road safety and traffic management. “We are actively considering creation of National Road Safety and Traffic Management Board,” Union Minister for more »

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Launch of Ecocabs in the City Beautiful, Chandigarh

26 June 2013

‘Chandigarh Ecocabs’ ‘ dial-a-rickshaw facility ‘ was launched by the Adviser to the Administrator, U.T. Chandigarh to facilitate easy access to the green mode of transport. The concept of dial-a-rickshaw service is based on a similar model that is running successfully more »

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U.N. World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

18 November 2012 at Chandigarh, India A 12 feet GIANT CANDLE was lighted at Plaza, Sector 17, Chandigarh as a reminder to the Decision Makers, Authorities and Engineers (Building Roads and Vehicles) to make Safer Roads and to the Public more »

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RS10 Project: “Preventing Drink Driving” Workshop For Taxi Operators & Drivers

6 October 2012 at Jalandhar, Punjab, India

ArriveSAFE on behalf of GRSP (Global Road Safety Partnership), with the support Jalandhar Traffic Police conducted the Workshop highlighting the adverse and serious consequences of drunken driving. Nearly 200 Taxi Operators and Drivers attended the Workshop.

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RS10 Project: “Preventing Drink Driving” Workshop For Auto Rickshaw (Tuc-Tuc) Operators & Drivers

14 October 2012 at Jalandhar, Punjab, India

ArriveSAFE on behalf of GRSP (Global Road Safety Partnership), with the support Jalandhar Traffic Police conducted the Workshop highlighting the adverse and serious consequences of drunken driving. More than 150 Operators and Drivers of Auto rickshaws attended the Workshop.

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World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2010

21 November 2010, Haryana, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh and the tri-city of Chandigarh.

HARYANA The Haryana Police became the first Police Department to observe the United Nations World Day of Remembrance for Road Accident Victims at a State level function. “Half Pages” Memorial Messages were published in all leading English and Regional Languages. more »

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Youth Leaders join and sign Make Roads Safe Campaign

01 November 2010, Mohali, Punjab, India At International Meetings organized by United Nations, WHO, like the First Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety held in Moscow on November 2009, the missing Political Will on Road Safety has been considered an more »

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Interaction with University Students on Road Safety

27 October 2010, Panjab University, Chandigarh As per WHO report “Youth and Road Safety” every day just over 1000 young people under the age of 25 years are killed in road traffic crashes around the world. Road traffic injuries are more »

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Exhibition on Road Safety

11 October 2010, Ambala, Haryana, India The Red Ribbon Express – an exhibition train spreading awareness on HIV/Aids and health-related issues as part of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) halted at Ambala on the 11the October 2010. ArriveSAFE had more »

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Getting illegal openings on National Highway Closed

2 September 2010, Derabassi, Punjab, India We observed that there were large number of openings of the central median on a stretch of the National Highway 22. Median openings that should be limited to intersections with public roads. We followed more »

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Campaign for Amendment in Law – Driving under the influence of drink or drugs

17 August 2010 – 25 August 2010, Chandigarh, India Running a sustained campaign to amend and make Law more stringent in cases of causing death of any person through driving under the influence of drink or drugs. These cases should more »

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Helmet Awareness and Distribution Campaign – International Women’s Day

3 August 2010, Chandigarh, India The campaign was held to highlight the amount of space used by a single motorist on the road. “MyCar” is a structure of the size of a car with just one person inside it. It more »

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Sent comments/suggestions on request to Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament of India) on National Road Safety and Traffic Management Board Bill, 2010

15 June 2010, New Delhi, India. The National Road Safety and Traffic Management Board Bill, 2010 has been referred to the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture for examination and report. This Bill seeks to establish a more »

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Helmet Awareness and Distribution Campaign – International Women’s Day

8 March 2010, Chandigarh, India. The Hon’ble Court has exempted women of a particular religion from wearing helmets considering their religious sentiments. Since it is difficult to identify women religion wise, most of the women don’t wear safety helmets. We more »

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