Delhi Government has launched the Zero Fatality Corridor with an aim to curb the number of accidents. The announcement was made by the Minister of Transport, Delhi during the opening ceremony of the Road Safety Week.
1. The selected stretch has four blackspots namely Burari chowk, Bhalswa chowk, Mukundpur chowk, and Jahangirpuri bus stand.
2. A 3km stretch between Bhalswa chowk and Burari chowk on the outer ring road has been chosen as a case study in this regard.
3. Experts will also ensure that safety and security measures such as police enforcement and rapid emergency care are made available on this stretch.
4. This 3km stretch will be observed for scientific assessment of accidents, road engineering, road-user engagement.
5. The initiative is a collaborative approach of the transport, health, education, public works department, together with Delhi traffic police to ensure that road fatalities in Delhi are reduced.