Images of India : The School Bus…

School children travel to school on a packed auto-rickshaw inChildren on a packed auto-rickshaw in Ahmedabad with little regard to life and limb. This is a scene one sees everyday on the streets of India. Small wonder there are 17 deaths in 57 crashes per hour and over 54% of those killed are in the age group of 15-34 years. An average of 400 persons die every day in road accidents in the country. “Faulty Engineering” being a major cause. Add over crowding and loading, unlicensed drivers, faulty vehicles.