Mercedes-Benz has organised their road safety campaign in Ahmedabad this time around. Earlier this year the German luxury carmaker had announced their ‘Safe Roads' initiative.
Every year approximately 1,40,000 people die due, to road accidents. Several of them ignore basic safety norms and rules, which are offered. Mercedes-Benz wants lower death rate in India caused by road accidents.
They simulate a normal impact with another vehicle and importance of wearing a seatbelt. Individuals can test their system which provides a valuable insight on wearing a seatbelt even within city limits, where speeds are not very high.
The German manufacturer will also display a wide range of airbags. They will also show videos demonstrating value of airbags. Mercedes-Benz provides most of their vehicles with driver, passenger, curtain and knee airbags.
Alcohol goggles will be on display and individuals can try these out. It simulates how an individual feels and sees after a couple of drinks. Usually it impairs vision, delays reaction and ruins balance.
Manu Saale, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development India, commented, 'Safe Roads' initiative is expected to create an era of safety among Indian vehicle drivers and passengers. Their goal is to reduce accident and fatalities on Indian roads.
Next Mercedes-Benz India will be taking their 'Safe Roads' initiative to Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru. This is a good experience and every should try it, to realise the benefits of safety equipment in their vehicles.