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Mounting highway fatalities: Why are we so lax?

By Rasheed Kappan

In 2021, 1.55 lakh lives were lost in road crashes in India. That amounts to an average of 426 accidents every day. This is a record, unprecedented in scale, unpardonable in an era when sound road and vehicular design, stringent law enforcement and technology could smartly arrest the dangerous slide.