After Cyrus Mistry

After Cyrus Mistry's Loss of life, Worldwide Street Physique's Message On Security

Geneva-based physique Worldwide Street Federation (IRF) on Sunday expressed concern over the loss of life of former Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry in a highway accident close to Palghar within the state.

In an announcement, IRF, which is a worldwide physique working for safer roads additionally expressed concern at automobile security, alleging that regardless of being an “costly” SUV it “failed” to avoid wasting the passenger within the automobile.

Mistry (54) was killed on Sunday when his luxurious automobile, during which he was travelling, hit a highway divider within the Palghar district of Maharashtra.

“We condole the premature demise of Cyrus Mistry. However we’d additionally like to attract Union and state governments’ consideration in the direction of the growing variety of deadly highway accidents within the nation,” mentioned KK Kapila, President emeritus at Worldwide Street Federation.

The Federation claimed that “India accounts for greater than 11 per cent of the highway accidents deaths worldwide with 426 lives misplaced every single day and 18 each hour.” Over 1.6 lakh lives have been misplaced within the yr 2021, it acknowledged, emphasising that “many of the highway accident deaths are avoidable.” India is a signatory to the United Nations Decade of Motion plan for Street Security the world over which goals to cut back highway fatalities by 50 per cent by the yr 2030, in line with IRF.