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"A person driving a vehicle after consuming alcohol puts not only his own life at risk but also plays with the life of others."
Will the technology know how to deal with potholes and stray cows and dogs?
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The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill proposes a steep hike in fines for traffic violations.
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Shoaib Akhtar will agree to this.
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It isn't clear that the SC's ruling is driven by data.
"Honking is a birthright."
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We humans are always pushing limits ― skydiving, downhill skiing, car racing. The stark reality, however, is that our bodies are not built to survive accidents involving many of the technologies we've...
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Exposing a gaping hole in the safety aspect of cars on sale in India, five popular car models in the country failed the crash test conducted by U.K-based Global New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP)....
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To check rash driving, the government is considering putting up three-dimensional (3D) paintings on major highways and busy roads to create virtual speed breakers, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadka...
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Road safety is a critical issue in India. The number of vehicles on its roads is rising, urban centres are congested, and motorway networks are expanding. However, the rules and regulations governing road safety date back to the Motor Vehicle Act 1988 (MVA), which is outdated and poorly enforced. Then there is a general lack of awareness of basic traffic rules, absence of traffic signage and lights, and dangerous road conditions. Finally, neither passenger nor commercial vehicles come equipped with basic safety features.
There's no death of frightening reports on India's abysmal road safety record. The most recent is the WHO's "Global Road Safety Report 2015". Due in large part to lax or negligible enforcement of road safety laws, an estimated 207,551 people died in road accidents during 2014. Interestingly, the estimate provided by India's National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) was 141,526 during the same period. The trend is sobering: with the exception of a short downward blip in 2012, traffic fatalities in India have been rising consistently since 2007.
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RAJAHMUNDRY, Andhra Pradesh -- At least 16 labourers were killed and eight injured when a construction material-laden truck they had boarded overturned today,in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district...
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In the last decade or so, more than 1.2 million people in India have died in road accidents. Children are particularly vulnerable to injury, but as data from the US reveals, proper seats and restraints can reduce the risk of injury and death for children by as much as 71% for kids under one year of age and by 54% for toddlers between one and four years. This is a clear indication to me that car seats should be mandatory everywhere, including India. Yet there is no such law.
A year ago the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) painted many of the kerb stones along the road and median in saffron and green instead of the earlier white/yellow and black. Now, the Delhi Traffic Police have asked that the colours be restored to yellow and black. The standard colours are provided for a reason - they are easily visible and thus help prevent road accidents.
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As the compulsory helmet rule for two-wheeler riders comes into force in Tamil Nadu from tomorrow, persons dressed like Lord Ganesh and Yama, the God of death, are out on the streets as part of a nove...
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A year from Gopinath Munde's demise, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari's conviction to ensure safer roads seems to be on shaky ground. He did release a fairly comprehensive Bill in September last year, but over the course of the past several months and many protests by vested interests and lobbies later, this Bill is in shambles. An exercise that started with none other than a Union Cabinet Minister's road accident death has become the subject of official apathy and an example of extremely weak political will.
It is ironic that Salman's Khan's verdict came during the week designated as the UN Global Road Safety Week. With UNICEF's campaign #SaveKidsLives running across countries globally, it is time to reflect on the threats our own roads pose for us every day.
For a lot of people in our country the bicycle is a two-seater, a family vehicle, a SUV, and a cargo vehicle, all rolled into one. A family of four on a bicycle is a fairly common and dangerous sight in our country. To them, the greatest inventor wasn't the one who invented the wheel, it was the one who invented the second one and attached them to a frame and pedals.