Exploration of Road Accidents Severity and Inquiry of Reason for Road Accidents in National Highways in Tamil Nadu
Nilavathy. K1, Dunstan Rajkumar. A2

1Nilavathy. K, Assistant Professor Junior, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.
2Dunstan Rajkumar. A, Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

Manuscript received on October 12, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 22 October, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 10, 2019. | PP: 2173-2177 | Volume-9 Issue-1, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: A4722119119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.A4722.119119
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Abstract: Recent day’s government of India is more particular about the Road transportation development as it leads to the economic development of the nation. With the improvement of road, the risk of road accidents, injuries and fatalities has also outstretched to the extreme extent. Road accident severity has been recorded to 31.8% in 2017 in India. Among this more than 30% of the accidents are befalling in National Highways. Among the total Indian roads, 1.8% is National Highways which carry about 40% of the Indian traffic. Huge volume of traffics on national highways and the attitude of the driver towards driving on National Highways are the important reason for National Highways road accidents. The researchers in the recent study are going to analyse about the severity of road accidents in National and in state level by calculating the number of deaths to every 100 road accidents. The researchers are also going to analyse the reasons for National highways road accidents from people’s perspective.
Keywords:  Road Accidents, Accident Severity, National Highways and Reason for Road Accidents
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences