traffic safety rules, according to a recent survey conducted by an automobile company.Drivers of Delhi and Bengaluru scored the least among six cities where the survey was undertaken while drivers from Kolkata and Chennai got the maximum scores. According to the interview-based survey of 1,561 car drivers by Ford India, “Cartesy 2.0”, the respondents were asked to answer 31 questions with multiple choices as it’s done by the RTOs. Applicants scoring 60% mark during such tests by RTOs are granted the learner’s licence.Justifications given by respondents for being non-compliant with the norms included ‘emergency or urgency’ to reach the destination; ‘poor infrastructure’ such as bad patches or road signs not being visible; ‘temptations’ like unmanned signals or nobody watching; and ‘everyone else is breaking rules’.The survey also found that 97% of the respondents felt distracted driving — under influence or use of mobile phone — is the main cause of road crashes and around 80% of drivers cited ‘aggressive driving’ as the second reason. Majority of the car drivers in Delhi said they don’t talk on mobile phone while driving whereas in Kolkata barely 30% said they comply with this rule.As high as 65% of car drivers in Kolkata admitted… Read full this story
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