For saving a few seconds, many people jump the traffic signal to get ahead of the crowd. However, it can be extremely dangerous. Cyberabad Traffic police use CCTV video footage to educate everyone about what can go wrong on the roads. Here is a video that shows what can happen when you jump a red light.
The video from 31st May shows multiple camera angles of a junction in Hyderabad city. In the video, two vehicles – a Mahindra Bolero pick-up and a Maruti Suzuki Eeco jump the traffic signal and heads towards the opposite lane. A truck was entering the junction at high speed and since the signal was green, it did not make any efforts to slow down.
The Maruti Suzuki Eeco driver was blocked by the Mahindra Bolero Pick-Up. Both the vehicles collided with the truck. Both Eeco and the Bolero pick-up look extremely heavily damaged. However, we are not sure about the drivers of the vehicles. It looks like they have sustained massive injuries.
In India, any motorists need to be high alert to be on the safer side. There are many motorists who try to save their time by jumping the signal or by going in the wrong direction of the road. Such motorists are a danger for everyone and one should be extremely careful.