India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Thursday June 4, 2015
One year and five revisions later, the Road Safety Bill is yet to be placed before the cabinet. And that, perhaps, is a blessing in disguise, say activists and experts who pushed for a tough law to help cut down the number of road accidents in the co...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 22, 2015
India had the "dubious distinction" of leading the nations having maximum road accidents, a Supreme Court panel said today, as it lashed out at the Centre and the states for lack of coordination even over collection of data on road accident victims.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
Wearing of helmets and seat belts would soon be made mandatory in Andhra Pradesh in a bid to prevent road accidents, state DGP Jasti Venkata Ramudu said in Hyderabad today.
Friday May 8, 2015
India's track record has not been good when it comes to road safety. 1.4 million people die every year due to road accidents and the number is increasing as the days pass. Safety of the occupants and pedestrians cannot be taken lightly and even car m...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 6, 2015
As many as 892 people have died and 8,733 were injured in 6,067 road accidents in Kashmir Valley during the last three years, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative was informed today.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Tuesday March 31, 2015
Six professors and two students from a Haryana college were killed this morning when the bus they were in was hit by a truck.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
A court has refused to take a lenient view towards a man held guilty for driving a vehicle in an inebriated state, saying the menace of drunken driving on Delhi roads is a cause of fatal accidents regularly.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 8, 2015
Eight persons lost their lives in separate accidents in Delhi on Holi, as city police maintained a heightened vigil on the roads ensuring reduced fatalities in mishaps on the festival of colours since 2007.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
Blaupunkt India has launched the DVR BP 2.0 (Digital Video Recorder). The DVR BP 2.0 comes with continuous audio and video recording. According to Blaupunkt, the DVR BP 2.0 helps you capture recordings in full HD while serving as valuable evidence in...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
AIIMS received the year's first cadaver donation with the family of a 24-year-old man from Sangam Vihar, donating his organs after he was declared brain dead.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 25, 2014
At least seven persons lost their lives in parts of Uttar Pradesh due to cold wave and accidents caused by dense fog, which also continued to paralyse rail and road traffic today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
Five persons were killed in separate road accidents on the Bombay-Nashik Highway in Sahapur taluka of the district, police said today.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Thursday December 4, 2014
Victims of road accidents and their families today marched up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office in order to appeal to help push a new and stringent law to enforce road safety, not only for those using motorised transport but also pedestrians.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Two persons were killed and eleven others injured in separate road accidents in Gaya district of Bihar today, a police officer said.
Sunday September 14, 2014
Intelligent speed adaptation, driver alert control and eye drowsiness detectors are some of the features proposed in new Motor Bill that seeks to prevent at least 2 lakh road accident deaths in next five years through hefty penalties and jail-terms.
Sunday September 14, 2014
Seeking to come down heavily on traffic offenders, Indian government on Saturday proposed steep penalties of up to Rs 3 lakh along with a minimum 7-year imprisonment for death of a child in certain circumstances, besides huge fines for driving violat...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Cataract is a bigger reason than alcohol for rising number of road accidents, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 29, 2014
Stepping up efforts to prevent accidents at unmanned level crossings, Northern Railway has deployed 85 personnel known as "Gate Mitras" to educate road users at vulnerable rail crossings in Delhi Division.
Monday September 22, 2014
In a bid to control the ever-increasing road fatalities in India, the Government of India is planning to impose stricter traffic rules under the new Motor Vehicle Act. The GOI is on its way to introduce higher fines and penalty points in case of traf...
Thursday July 31, 2014
The capital's traffic police has informed the Delhi High Court that the uncontrolled plying of e-rickshaws in the city has led to more than 29 accidents, in which two passengers lost their lives.
Tuesday July 15, 2014
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), one person dies on Indian roads every 5 minutes, and this figure is projected to rise to one every 3 minutes by 2020. Considering this, it doesn't come as a surprise that the government is finally put...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 24, 2014
Delhi tops the list among cities in the country in terms of fatal road accidents with five people - four of whom are pedestrians and two-wheeler riders - losing their lives every day, a report by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) revealed.
India News | Written by Bhairavi Singh | Monday June 23, 2014
There are 16 deaths and 58 road accidents every hour in India but the worst performer is the national capital. Delhi records five deaths every day - four of these are pedestrians and two wheeler riders. Violations of traffic rules are also rampant in...
India News | Tanima Biswas | Sunday June 22, 2014
According to a report of the World Health Organisation last year, 3 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product is lost in the country due to road accidents.