Ford India Conducts Highway Security Survey, Urges Highway Customers To Be Extra Cautious And Criticism To Highway Security Guidelines
Ford just lately concluded a highway security survey in India the findings of which isn’t passable and therefore the carmaker is urging Indians to be extra cautious and undertake a safer behaviour when they’re on roads. Ford had lined 10 cities to evaluate the behaviour and angle of Indians (drivers, passengers and pedestrians) whereas they’re on the highway. The Ford Cartesy survey has revealed that there’s a lack of seriousness amongst Indians for the visitors guidelines and they don’t seem to be cautious when they’re on roads.
Probably the most worrisome discovering of all is that 51 per cent of highway customers didn’t think about using seat belts as they don’t comply with the actual fact that it’s the major supply of protection throughout a collision whereas 22 per cent confessed utilizing cell phones whereas driving. Over 33 per cent of the respondents voted for underage driving and 41 per cent of drivers would ignore an accident sufferer and wouldn’t take him/her to the hospital. The survey reported that 32 per cent of individuals wouldn’t park in approved parking areas and 48 per cent had been more likely to park on the footpath. That mentioned, the constructive facet is that millennials (18-34 years) stood higher on the parameters of compliance, warning and compassion. Kolkata and Ludhiana had been reported to be extra courteous amongst main metro and non-metro cities, respectively.
Ford had performed a complete of 1613 interviews based mostly on stratification of consultant sampling the place 48 per cent of the respondents had been personal automobile drivers whereas 52 per cent had been passengers and pedestrians. The gender segregation together with the drivers, passengers and pedestrians constituted of 72 per cent males and 28 per cent girls. Whereas male highway customers had been discovered to be extra compassionate, feminine highway customers had been extra cautious.