Road Accidents


Traffic accidents are a major cause of death and injuries world wide, but while they are declining in many parts of the developed world, fatalities are still on the rise in many developing countries including India. In our state more than half of the road accident victims are in the age group of 20 to 55, the key wage earning and child raising age group. The loss of the main bread winner and head of household due to death or disability can be catastrophic, leading to lower living standards and poverty.

The main causes of the increasing death rates in the Road Accidents are:

All road users should remember that road is to be shared amongst all. Requirements of different road users may differ according to circumstances and observance of traffic rules and consideration for the fellow users can reduce congestions, traffic jams and accidents. All road users must ensure that theyObey traffic rules at all times

Road Accidents in Kerala - Statistics

Comparative Charts(2000 to 2012)

Road Accidents in - 2012

Road Accidents in - 2011