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#TCBinsider – Accident Prone Areas in Chandigarh where you must Cautious while Passing

Accident Prone Areas in Chandigarh: “The city beautiful” is known as one of the well-planned cities in India. The roundabouts “chowks” between the roads and roadside tracks for pedestrian within the sectors make Chandigarh the safest city.  The smooth and wider roads offer fast movement for vehicular traffic.

Despite a safe city and having the best roads in India, the ratio of accidents is increasing day-by-day in the city. There are a number of accident-prone areas where often accidents occur. Chandigarh has become a witness of thousands of deaths due to having these accident-prone areas.

Accident Prone Areas in Chandigarh

Talking about accidents in the last three years, it has witnessed of 83 deaths and various fatal accidents. The Chandigarh Administration has been announced around 15 accident-prone spots where most accidents happen. The areas in the city have taken uncountable lives of people.

List of Accident Prone Areas in Chandigarh:

  • Shastri Nagar Light Point
  • Railway Light Point
  • Tribune Chowk
  • Housing Board light Point
  • Transport Light Point
  • Kalibari Light Point
  • Sector 38/40 Light Point
  • Sector 25/38 Light Point
  • Sector 44/45/50/51 Light Point
  • Kalagram Light Point
  • Sector 38/40 Light Point
  • Sector 25/38 Light Point
  • Sector 44/45/50/51 Light Point
  • Poultry Farm Chowk
  • Sector 45/46/49/50 Light Point
  • Airport Light Point
  • Hallo Majra Light Point
  • Sector 46/47/48/49 Light Point

Why are these ways considered as fatal points?

A recent study conducted by Chandigarh traffic Police stated that the reasons behind fatal accident are over-speed of the vehicles and drunken driving. Another reason which has emerged out is human negligence which is the main reason for accidents on these points in the city beautiful. Therefore, these ways are known as a fatal point or Chandigarh’s accident-prone areas.

top Accident Prone Areas in Chandigarh

Accident recorded in previous year (2016) by Chandigarh police

  • Sector 46/47/48/49 Light Point = 6
  • Housing Board Light Point = 6
  • Sector 45/46/49/50 Light Point = 8
  • Airport Light Point = 7
  • Hallo Majra Light Point = 6
  • Kalagram Light Point = 10
  • Poultry Farm Chowk = 10

These all accidents were fatal. As per the Chandigarh Police, the major reason for accidents in the city is over population as the city was planned for at least five lakh of people.  It was designed by eminent architecture, Le Corbusier.

The foundation stone of the city was laid in 1952. So, we would say through this article to people city beautiful that be responsible and obey traffic rules while driving for yourself and others as well for making city safest. We also request to city’s resident to be more cautious on the above-mentioned accident prone areas in the City.

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