SIAM concludes lecture series on vehicular safety standards

The tri-lecture series on active and passive vehicular safety standards conducted by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) concluded on December 11 with a lecture on “Technology & Safety Features of Two & Three-Wheelers”.

The lecture series emphasised on creating a sustainable road safety roadmap with due emphasis on engineering, education, enforcement and emergency care through technological breakthroughs and policy implementation.

The participants consensually agreed to the fact that sensitising the public around safety provisions set by the Government needs to be put in spotlight to prevent the situations compromising passenger safety.

The panel of speakers included Mr V Pattabiraman, Chairman, SIAM Three-Wheeler Group and Associate Vice-President, TVS Motor Company, Mr Soumya Das, Head International Marketing & Business Development, Bajaj Auto Ltd, Mr Edwin Bastiaensen, Secretary General, International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA), Mr Ravishankar Rajaraman, Technical Director, Chairman RASSI Technical Steering Committee, JP Research India, Mr Harpreet Singh, Head – Safety, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Ltd, and Mr Prashant K Banerjee, Executive Director, SIAM.