Functions of National Road Safety Board

Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways notified to set up a “National Road Safety Board” recently.

Board will perform the following functions:

  1. Board will be responsible for the promotion of road safety, innovation, and adoption of new technology.
  2. It will also regulate traffic and motor vehicles.
  3. To regulate traffic & motor vehicles, Board will formulate:


  • Specific standards for traffic management, road safety, and road construction in hilly regions.
  • Guidelines for capacity building and development of skills for highway authorities, traffic police, hospital authorities, educational & research organizations, etc.
  • Guidelines to establish and operate trauma facilities and para-medical facilities.


  1. Board will also provide technical advice and assistance to Central, State, and local authorities on road safety & traffic management.

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