Tata Nano And Other Affordable Vehicles Could Increase Indian Road Deaths To 150,000 Per Year

The Indian Transport Ministry estimates that the number of fatalities from road accidents could climb 50% to 150,000 a year by 2015 due to the rapid growth of vehicle ownership in the country. The World Bank estimates that at current levels (100,000 per year), India’s mortality rate is 14 for every 10,000 vehicles —… » 8/28/08 4:40pm 8/28/08 4:40pm