Roadrovers is a baby organization of FACE INDIA a trust &
a non-governmental organization was established in 2007
with the interested in road safety, mountain expedition,
environmental issues and others. It has done several
research, documentation & campaign expedition on road
safety & environment.
FACE India has set for itself a number of goals, namely,
short and long-term objectives summarized
Mobilizing people in the field of prevention of traffic
accidents and so spreading a road safety culture through
cooperation between national volunteers and other
international non-governmental associations and
organizations which are interested in exchanging
experience about road safety.
Benefiting from the activities of the different
associations and organizations to limit the phenomena of
traffic accidents in India.
Studying the causes of road accidents in the member
countries, finding suitable solutions, and setting a
preventive strategy to limit the number of accidents.
Carrying researches and investigations as well as
organizing conferences and attending workshops relative
to road safety to find out about strategies and tools to
achieve these objectives.
Supporting the attendance of non-governmental
organizations and associations at national and
Strengthening the relationship between the FACE India
Roadrovers and other regional and international
organizations to exchange information about how to
prevent road accidents.
partnership with the General Secretariat of transport
Ministry with the traffic bodies of all over
make research on environmental issues and presenting in
front of the government and non government bodies.
make such long & short term project & campaigns where
Indian society will get knowledge about road safety and
Making of mountain road expedition to explore the trans
Himalayan environment & weather condition and make
documentation and present to public, government/non
government and other organization.
Providing the workshop & seminar to the school and non
school children about the road safety & environmental
India has the
second largest road network in the world with over 3
million km of roads of which 60% are paved. These roads
make a vital contribution to the India's economy. On the
whole, the facilities for the road users are not up to the
mark, leading to a high toll of the death victims.
Recently, there is a growing concern over the road crash
advancement of technology, the most developed projects
undertaken along with the real estate are the massive road
building projects. But while new roads are being built,
faster and faster automobiles are being invented in high
numbers making road safety a crucial question.
is emerging as a major social concern in the country. The
statistics are mind boggling with an average mortality
rate of 100,000 persons dying in road accidents.
a survey from WHO, each year road traffic injuries take
away lives of 1.2 million men, women, and children around
the globe and injure many more. The death toll is on the
higher side for the countries where pedestrians,
motorcyclists and passengers are vulnerable and vehicles
lack the safety norms, like India.
into some India related facts:
85% of all
road accident deaths occur in developing countries and
nearly half in the Asia-Pacific region.
accounts for about 10 percent of road accident fatalities
1,275,000 persons are grievously injured on the road every
of annual accidents in India has been estimated at $
Professionalism in driver training is absent, proportion
of untrained drivers is continually on the rise and a
positive driving culture is lacking.
perspective safety norms have lagged behind the
international standards. Moreover, the international
companies launch their vehicles on Indian Roads but
somehow forget to implant safety measures that are
mandatory abroad. To name a few these include: air bags
and censors and many more.
It is really
unfaithful that the authorities who have been assigned the
duty to look after safety norms on Indian roads have not
performed up to their marks. But, enhancing road safety is
such a complex task that we all should shoulder the
responsibility to achieve success in this area.