Bangalore, India -- Four road safety entrepreneurs have been selected as winners in the innovation challenge “Safer Roads, Safer India: Game Changing Innovations that Save Lives.” Their projects were evaluated by an expert panel of judges and chosen as the top solutions from a pool of more than 80 entries that activate citizenship, improve governance to be more responsive, update infrastructure, and use technology to protect drivers, passengers, and bystanders.

Indrani Sharma | 9/24/2014 |

 

Earlier this year, UL partnered with Ashoka, a global network of change makers, and launched the Safer Roads, Safer India: Game Changing Innovations that Save Lives challenge to increase public awareness of road safety challenges, crowd source solutions, and accelerate the rate of positive change. The Safe Roads challenge is part of a pilot being tested across India, with a focus on Bangalore, the country’s third-largest city.

Indrani Sharma | 9/10/2014 |

 

You know that India ranks first in the world for deaths caused by traffic accidents. You know that most of the deaths are pedestrians. And you know that UL and Ashoka have come together to surface the most innovative solutions that are making roads in India safer.

Indrani Sharma | 8/6/2014 |

 

You know that India ranks first in the world for deaths caused by traffic accidents. You know that most of the deaths are pedestrians. And you know that UL and Ashoka have come together to surface the most innovative solutions that are making roads in India safer.

Eric Clayton | 7/23/2014 |

 

See an offender, upload their picture on Facebook. Police force in four major Indian cities—Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Gurgaon— are taking a unique approach to catching drunk-driving offenders by enlisting the help of local residents.

Nikhil Saigal | 6/26/2014 |

 

17th November 2013, was a groundbreaking day in the history of Gurgaon, when 10,000 people came out of their houses to enjoy the country’s first ever car-free Sunday. Raahgiri Day had arrived!

Kanika Jindal | 6/23/2014 |

 

Every year, more than 1.2 million people die in road accidents globally, with 130,000 of those deaths occurring in India, which has the worst road traffic accident rate worldwide. The result is an estimated 2 percent loss in GDP in India that not only affects workforce members, but places added pressure on the health care system.

Marzena Zukowska | 5/22/2014 |

 

Do you have an idea for how to increase access to safe public transportation? Are individuals in your local community striving to build a safer India for all?

Marzena Zukowska | 5/18/2014 |

 

Road safety problems aren’t new in India, but they do make Indian roads some of the deadliest in the world.

Hyacinth Mascarenhas | 4/15/2014 |

 

Every year, road accidents create an estimated 2 percent loss in GDP by affecting workforce members and placing added pressure on the health care system. According to the World Health Organisation, there are 1.24 million road traffic deaths worldwide with 130,000 occurring in India, the country with the worst road traffic accident rate worldwide. 

Indrani Sharma | 3/18/2014 |
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