Every day 405 people die in road accidents in India. 40% of deaths in road accidents involve riders of 2- and 3-wheeler vehicles. What's more shocking is that most road accidents take place in daylight hours. And India's national highways account for a third of all accidents.

Uttar Pradesh has the highest fatalities due to road accidents, in India. Over 20,000 people in Uttar Pradesh died in road accidents in 2017, followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. Watch the video to know what causes India's roads to be deadly.