Maruti Suzuki India, country’s leading passenger vehicle manufacturer has released the road safety index for the 8 Indian cities which is basically an average weighted score that is based on important parameters related to road safety. These parameters include motor laws and traffic control, pedestrian safety, emergency services, road cleanliness and more. The 8 cities in this report is rated as per the views of citizen and ground-level surveys which include cities such as Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. Also Read: Nexa-bound Maruti Ciaz 2017 spotted; India launch in April

As a part of India Road Safety Mission (IRSM), Maruti Suzuki initiated this nationwide initiative in partnership with Times Now television under the sole objective to set down parameters that would serve as guidelines for Government institutions, NGOs and Corporates for enhancing the road safety in the cities. Moreover, Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping felicitated the administrative bodies of the winning cities in each category at the IRSM conclave held in New Delhi. See More: Honda WR-V vs Maruti Vitara Brezza: Price, Features, Specifications Comparison

Category Winning City
Pedestrian Rights Mumbai
Road Lighting & Maintenance Kolkata
Motor Laws & Traffic Controls Mumbai
Emergency Services Chennai
Road Cleanliness Ahmedabad
Connectivity Delhi
Road Infrastructure Delhi
Road Safety Bengaluru
Differently-abled Friendly Mumbai
Road Quality Delhi
Pollution Control Pune

Mr R S Kalsi, Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki, mentioned, “Road Safety is increasingly becoming a matter of national importance. As a leader in automobile industry Maruti Suzuki has been working on inculcating safe driving habits among people through our various driving training initiatives. This initiative of city-wise Road Safety Index further strengthens our mission for safer roads. We are optimistic that the index will serve as a reference point for the stakeholders to identify and work in a systematic manner to improve road safety scenario in their respective cities.”