Students can go through AP Board 7th Class Social Notes 11th Lesson Road Safety Education to understand and remember the concept easily.
AP Board 7th Class Social Notes 11th Lesson Road Safety Education
→ The present transport system has minimized the distances but it has on the other hand increased the life risk.
→ In India itself, about thousands of people are died in road crashes every year.
→ Effective road safety education will give students opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to help themselves make informed safer decisions in traffic and traffic environment.
→ Road safety education explained about important safety measures should followed by the vehicle drivers.
→ Road Crashes: A road crash is defined as a crash involving at least one vehicles on a road open to public traffic in which at least one person is injured or died and caused damage to physical properties.
→ There are so many causes for road accidents in rural and urban areas.
→ Traffic police is a person who regulates traffic and guides the people for safe travel on road.
→ Traffic signs can be divided into three types. They are :
- Mandatory signs
- Information signs
- Cautionary signs.
→ Footpath, road divider, and zebra crossing are considered as road marking signs. □I Footpath is meant for the pedestrian to walk.
→ Road Divider is constructed with a cement block or drawn with paint to separate the road into two or more parts.
→ Zebra crossing : These are alternate black and white stripes painted parallel to the road generally known as zebra crossing it is meant for pedestrians to cross the road from one side to another side.
→ A person who uses the road / footpath is called a pedestrain.
→ Road Safety : Safety of road users including pedestrains, cyclist, motorist, other passengers in the usage of road.
→ Traffic police : A unit of a police force, whose job is to control traffic and enforce traffic regulations.
→ Traffic Signs : Traffic signs are of two types
- Manual traffic signs
- Electronic signs.
→ Road Marking Signs : Lines and symbols on the road are meant to show the alignment of the roads.
→ Road Safety measures : Methods and measures used to prevent road users from being killed or seriously injured.
→ Traffic : Movement of persons, objects from one place to another is called traffic. It includes vehicles, pedestrians etc.
→ Pedestrian : A pedestrian is a person who travels on foot.
→ Road crash : A vehicle collide violantly with an object or another vehicle.
→ Kerb : Method to be followed by children to cross a road.
→ Traffic Chaos :Traffic problems like traffic jams etc.
→ Pillion passenger : A passenger who sits on the back seat of the motor vehicle.
→ 50 CC : 50 Cubic Centimeters. It is used to measure motor vehicle engine size.