Describe three major problems faced by the road transport in India.

 

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Points to Remember 

Problems faced by road transport in India are:

  1. About half of the roads are unmetalled 
  2. Roads are old and narrow
  3. Difficult to travel on unmetalled roads during the rainy season
  4. Roadways in cities are congested .
  5. Bridges and culverts are old and narrow.

Answer to be written in Exam 

Problems faced by road transport in India are:

  1. About half of the roads are unmetalled, especially in rural regions of India.
  2. Most of the roads are old and narrow
  3. There are more potholes on unmetalled roads during the rainy season, which makes the road’s surface uneven. Hence, difficult to travel on unmetalled roads.
  4. Roadways in cities are extremely congested .
  5. Most of the bridges and culverts (a pipe for water that goes under the roads) are old and narrow.

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