More than 97k people died due to accidents caused by over speeding in 2018: Data
There were 1,51,417 deaths due to road accidents in 2018
The report pointed out that human error, road environment as well as the condition of the vehicle are the key causes of road accidents
As many as 97,588 people died in 2018 due to accidents caused by over speeding. The figure accounts for 64.4% of the total deaths in India, according to road transport and highways ministry report on ‘Road Accidents in India, 2018’.