As per a survey conducted in Mumbai, the increasing numbers of road accidents are a result of sub-standard driving schools in the city. Therefore, the need of the hour is close vigil and regulation of the innumerable driving schools. In fact, traffic experts also agree that strict actions, such as showcause notices, are a must to check the wrong practices of inferior quality driving schools.
Incidentally, India has held the distinction of recording the maximum number of reported road accidents in the world. In 2005, reports by the National Transportation Planning and Research Centre (NTPRC) stated that India had three times more road accidents than most developed countries. There were approximately 35 accidents per 1,000 vehicles in India during the year; while this figure for developed nations was between 4 and 10.