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 | 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.
Cities | 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...
Cities | 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 | 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 | 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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 15, 2014
A 54-year-old man who suffered physical disability in a road accident involving a rashly driven bus has been awarded compensation of over Rs 10 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) in New Delhi.
India | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday June 12, 2014
After 16,000 people lost their lives in accidents across Tamil Nadu last year, the government has finally decided to take some measures to enhance road safety.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 9, 2014
Five persons, including an Intelligence Bureau (IB) official, were killed and dozen others injured in two separate road accidents in Shimla on Sunday.
India | Reported by Ketki Angre, Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday June 5, 2014
Shaken by the untimely death of union rural development minister Gopinath Munde in a road accident on Tuesday, the Centre today said it will amend the Indian Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill to upgrade it to the level of international standards.
Thursday June 5, 2014
Out of all the points discussed in the meeting, one important suggestion was to cancel a person's driving license if he jumps red light thrice. All red lights will be connected to a server in order to monitor this.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 23, 2014
Indian roads have proved to be giant killers demanding immediate remedial action, the Supreme Court said and appointed a three-member committee to monitor steps taken by the Centre and state governments to ensure road safety and to curb growing numbe...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 11, 2014
Nine persons were killed today and two others injured in two separate road accidents in Jaipur, police said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 18, 2014
Three people were crushed to death while one was injured when a bike on which they were riding was hit by a trailer in Adarsh Nagar area of Ajmer, police said today.
India | Siddharth Vinayak Patankar (with inputs from agencies) | Friday January 31, 2014
Some of India's best-selling small cars have failed independent crash tests conducted by a global car safety watchdog.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 5, 2014
Five Indians, including three children, were killed and several more injured in three separate road accidents in Oman, a media report said today.