Almost 60 percent of Indian two-wheelers have admitted that they respond smoothly to their mobile phones while driving.
Survey conducted by Samsung:
- About 60 percent of Indians use their mobile phones while driving a two-wheeler.
- While 14 per cent of pedestrians take Selfies while crossing the road.
- This is revealed in a survey conducted by Samsung.
- This survey has been done under the ‘Safe India’ campaign of Samsung.
- Whose aim is to create awareness about the dangers of using mobile phones in an irresponsible way including taking selfies on the road.
- The film ‘Safe India’ has got a great response, it has seen more than 100 million views on YouTube in just 32 days.
- This campaign was started recently by Union Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari .
Text messages are sent when driving:
- The survey said, almost 60 percent of Indian two-wheelers have admitted that they respond smoothly to their mobile phones while driving.
- At the same time, 14 percent of the foot passengers admitted that they take selfies when they cross the road at least once a week.
- This survey conducted in 12 cities of India has revealed that one of the three car drivers is necessary.
- If the car drives text messages while driving.
- According to the survey, 64 percent of the pedestrians said that they answer the phone regularly while crossing the road.
- At the same time, 18 percent said that he immediately responds to his boss’s call, even if he is not crossing the road.
- Gadkari said, the irresponsible use of mobile phones, which includes new trends like taking selfie on the road.
- It is becoming a major cause of road accident in today’s time.
- We want to reduce the death rate of 1.5 million people due to road accidents every year.
- It is almost 50 percent more than the figures from countries around the world.