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Category Archives: Road Safety News

CCTV captures the stories of unrelenting Delhi, NDTV India, August 11, 2016

11 Aug 2016 Delhi NDTV India

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Are strict traffic laws sufficient to curb accidents, Prime Time, NDTV News, August 9, 2016

9 August 2016 Prime Time, NDTV News,

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New road safety bill 2016 | Vichar Taqrar | Aug 14, 2016, PTC News

14 Aug 2016 PTC News

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Govt to ban killer trucks with protruding rods

Dated : 05 Nov 2013

In an move to tackle a growing road menace, the Centre has decided to ban vehicles which have iron and steel rods protruding dangerously out of them. Advertisement “We have decided to amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules (CMVR), 1989 more »

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Student transport changes ‘will have a major impact’

Dated : 18 Feb 2014

Proposed changes to home to school transport will have a ‘major impact’ on many Brooksby Melton College 
students, it is feared. The college has responded in the strongest terms to the county council consultation and is urging parents and 
students more »

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18 killed in two road accidents in West Bengal

Dated : 11 Feb 2014

Malda: Eighteen people were on Tuesday killed and two others injured in separate mishaps on NH-34 in Malda district. The highway has been closed after the accidents. Police said 16 people died when a speeding truck collided head-on with a more »

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India’s first of its kind Accident Response and Traffic Management Centre Operational in
Madhya Pradesh

Dated : 6 Feb 2014

Madhya Pradesh Road Development Corporation (MPRDC) has set up one of the country’s first integrated Accident Response System and Traffic Management Centre (ARS & TMC) – a system that integrates emergency response with Intelligent Transportation Systems for the benefit of more »

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Safe, Clean, Fair and Green agenda leads UN Post-2015 Hearing

Dated : 9 Jan 2014

The ‘Safe, Clean, Fair and Green’ agenda for post-2015 sustainable transport has been presented to the United Nations at the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals on 7 January 2014. Saul Billingsley, Acting Director General of the FIA more »

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Research road safety

2 Feb 2014 Daily update

TRYING to stem the growing rate of elderly drivers on the road could be making life more dangerous for older Australians, particularly those in regional areas at risk of depression or physical health problems. New research by Queensland University of more »

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Crucial passive safety measures to save lives

Dated: 20 /01/ 2014

The mandatory use of seat belts and innovative vehicle designs have done much to reduce injury and death from road accidents. Such ‘passive’ safety measures are an important part of any strategy to reduce the number of road accident victims. more »

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Bangalore Police To Launch Android App To Crowdsource Auto Rickshaw Reviews

Dated : 18 Dec 2013

This is fantastic! Soon you will be able to review auto drivers and your auto experience thanks to Bangalore City traffic police’s Android app, which they will be launching soon as a part of the Happy auto campaign, according to more »

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77-km safety corridor for Main Central Road

Dated: 23/10/2012

A safe-corridor road safety project, aiming at zero accidents, will be implemented on the 77-km stretch from Vettu Road, near Kazhakuttam, to Adoor in Pathanamthitta in the second phase of the Kerala State Transport Project (KSTP). The Main Central Road more »

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Research Reveals 1 in 4 will still Drive After ‘Just one Drink’

Dated: 25/10/2012

New Road Safety statistics released today show that after ‘just one’ drink one in four drivers get behind the wheel. The 2012 survey, commissioned by the Department of the Environment, was designed to examine respondents’ behaviours and attitudes, and their more »

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Road safety drive targets festivities

Dated: 24/10/2012

A national road safety campaign was launched yesterday to reduce the number of deaths as end-year festivities draw closer. The three-year campaign, dubbed ‘Toa Sauti’ and steered by an 11-member trust, seeks to promote responsible road use. “This concerted education more »

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News: Kenya road safety campaign

Dated: 24/10/2012

Watch KTN Streaming LIVE from Kenya 24/7 on http://www.ktnkenya.tv President Mwai Kibaki has urged all Kenyans to take individual effort to prevent road traffic accidents. in a speech read on his behalf by finance minister Njeru githae, the president said more »

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What Big Highways Mean For China’s Small Villages

Dated: 18/10/2012

Over the past decade, China has been on an infrastructure tear, investing hundreds of billions of dollars in transportation expansions. According to The Wall Street Journal, some 30,000 miles of expressway were paved in the 10 years before 2008, and more »

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ISO road safety standard could help save thousands of lives

Dated: 09/10/2012

The FINANCIAL — ISO has just published ISO 39001, a management system standard for road traffic safety. The standard is a practical tool for governments, vehicle fleet operators and all organizations worldwide who want to reduce death and serious injury more »

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Nigar Jamal presents social video road safety – VIDEO

Dated: 09/10/2012

The winner of Eurovision – 2011, singer Nigar Jamal has presented a new video shot for Can’t let you go. She almost immediately after an international contest was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ program Decade of Action for more »

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India’s Failure to Rage Against Its Deadly Roads

Dated: 02/10/2012

Last month, as many as 34 people were killed in a single incident when a bus driver lost control of his vehicle in the hilly northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, and sent himself and many of his passengers down more »

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