Hik­ing penal­ties marks change in strat­egy...

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Business By Bids -

Most of the steps taken in the past fo­cused on the vic­tims of road ac­ci­dents in­stead of er­rant driv­ers. So, last year we made it manda­tory for car or two-wheeler buy­ers to get a three­year or five-year in­sur­ance pol­icy. We have a scheme to set up a trauma cen­tre at ev­ery 100km on na­tional high­ways. We have a

Good Sa­mar­i­tan law so that peo­ple can help vic­tims. How­ever, the new Mo­tor Ve­hi­cles Act, which has led to a steep in­crease in penalty for traf­fic vi­o­la­tions is an at­tempt to tackle the cause of the prob­lem — bad driv­ers

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