Don't Drink and Drive

With almost every day a case registerd for drunken driving, India has one of the highest accident rates but  the lowest conviction rates. Every year thousands of  cases are lodged for causing death by negligence in driving, but the conviction rate is only 9 per cent. Court delays make it easy for witnesses to disappear, bribe witnesses or hostile. And as conviction takes time, the driver can be seen back on the road the very next day as it is a bailable offence. Also, the penalty for drunken driving is a mere of 6 mth prision  or a fine of Rs 2000/- but hardly anyone ever goes to prison as Rs 2000/- is a paltry sum. Honestly speaking even if you kill someone here in the road accident you can get away without any penalty, provoded you have an influential family. Once again, the news is that the government is proposing to take "strict measures"  against road accidents acses;like confiscate the licence of anyone who fails the breath analyser test. That’s good news. In fact, the driving licences of all those who drive recklessly should be confiscated!!!!
Chris Jerico
Chris Jerico and commented on the poll by Ratnam Sunkara
on Jul 17, 2014 , 06:21 pm
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on Jul 17, 2014 , 06:21 pm
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Jayant Singh and took the poll by Aam Aadmi
on Jul 11, 2014 , 09:52 am
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Pk Pankaj
Pk Pankaj commented on the citizen journalism by Sahir Rehman
on Jul 03, 2014 , 11:15 pm
Sahir Rehman - Please avoid drunk driving during Holi
A lot of people each year are indulge in drunk driving. People not just drink but also have bhang and then drive vehicles.Remember not only is it harmful for you but also for others on the road. Don't let a festival turn into a nightmare for you and more »
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Yadu Jha
Yadu Jha commented on the discussion by Jayesh Thacker
on Jul 02, 2014 , 08:36 pm
Jayesh Thacker - Drink is not good for helth so pls keep it away
Drink is not good for helth so pls keep it away more »
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