Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 9th
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Explain the factors involved in road accidents. - Social Science

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Explain the factors involved in road accidents.

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  1. Drivers:
    Over speeding, rash driving, violation of rules, failure to understand signs, fatigue, alcohol.
  2. Pedestrians:
    Carelessness, illiteracy, crossing at wrong places, jaywalkers.
  3. Passengers:
    Projecting their body parts outside vehicles, talking to drivers, alighting and boarding vehicles from the wrong side, travelling on footboards, catching a running bus etc.,
  4. Vehicles:
    Failure of brakes or steering, tyre burst, insufficient headlights, overloading.
  5. Road Condition:
    Potholes, damaged roads, eroded roads merging of rural roads with highways and illegal speed breakers.
  6. Weather conditions:
    Fog, snow, heavy rainfall, wind storms, hail storms.
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Samacheer Kalvi Social Science Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board
Chapter 3.06 Road Safety
Exercise | Q II. 1 | Page 282
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