One person dies every 3.5 minutes in road accidents on highways in India. Of the 1.5 Lac people who die due to accidents annually, majority are the main bread-earner for their families (source: Report by Ministry of Road Transport & Highways). Drivers’ fault account for 78.5% (3,81,648 accidents) of the accidents and more than 30% of the total road accident deaths are associated with trucks annually.
With a view to improve Safety standards and awareness, Magma Fincorp Ltd is running a training cum health & safety programme for the Truck drivers with the help of Petroleum Conservation & Research Association, Govt of India. Till Sep’18 we have conducted around 910 such camps and have trained around 1.68 lakh drivers.