order to achieve advancement of Inspection & Certification (I&C)
of vehicles and increased safety on roads, the Society of Indian
Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has incorporated an independent
body Society for Automotive Fitness & Environment (SAFE).
With membership from industry, Government, Testing
Agencies and NGOs, SAFE will work to generate awareness among
the various stakeholders regarding Inspection & Certification
of in-use vehicles which would lead to safer vehicles and cleaner
SAFE organizes Inspection clinics for in-use vehicles
and training workshops for pollution checking technicians in various
parts of the country. These programmes are aimed to create awareness
on importance of regular maintenance amongst vehicle owners. It
is one of the most effective way to control emission levels from
vehicles in the country. In addition SAFE organizes seminars with
State Governments and other stakeholders.
has also undertaken several initiatives on Road Safety education
of students, drivers and public at large. Through Road Safety
Awareness Programmes, SAFE apprised all the communities on traffic
rules and also tried to inculcate correct and responsible attitude
towards fellow road users.
SAFE hopes to be a catalyst in the automobile industry’s
endeavour to fulfill its commitment towards a cleaner and a safer
environment and will continue to support and enhance the industry’s
role as a responsible corporate citizen in the country.