Today Current Affairs - Latest Current Affairs - Current Affairs

Click for Special Gk Quiz Free Mock Test in English Free Mock Test in Hindi Monthly Current Affairs
Facebook Twitter google+ Pinterest

UN initiates Road Safety Trust funding in view of road accidents around the world

UN initiates Road Safety Trust funding in view of road accidents around the world

United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary Amina Mohammed launched the Road Safety Trust Fund on 12th April, 2018, in view of the increasing road accidents in India and Canada, especially in India and Canada.

In the context of the global scenario, deaths in road accidents have become a serious problem.

According to UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), one contributing to the fund can save one life from $ 1,500 and 10 serious injuries can be prevented and 51,000 dollars can be availed for investment in road safety. .


This fund will be used to reduce the number of deaths and casualties in road accidents and to provide safe and smooth transport system.

Due to road accidents:

Due to road accidents, nearly 13 lakh drivers, motorists and pedestrians die every year. About five crore people are injured. This fund is being launched to protect the lives of people and to compensate for the loss.

The United Nations General Assembly has also accepted a proposal brought by Russia, in which several measures have been taken to reduce road accidents and damage.

Importance of Road Safety:

This road safety will support efforts with the five pillars of the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for 2011-20.

Strengthening road safety management capacity

Better security of road infrastructure and comprehensive transport network

Better behaviour of street users

Crash post-crash care

Enhancing the safety of vehicles

Recent Post

Examlover website provide all Latest Current Affairs & Today Current Affairs 2018 for better preparation of UPSC, SSC, Banking, Railway, Defence and all government exams. Daily Current Affairs 2018 news summary on current events of national and international importance for all government competitive examinations. Current affairs preparation for govt. exams, so you can visit here for Current Affairs GK, Today GK, Daily Quiz, Daily GK and Current Affairs Quiz etc. You can also find here all the study material and learning data for One Day Exams, Online Exams and Offline Exams preparation. All types current affairs category here and uncategorized current affairs updates by us day to day related government schemes, publics deals, politics, Sports Science & Technology and miscellaneous news which is very important and useful in all government exams like UPSC, SSC, Banking, Railway, Medical etc.