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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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Madhya Pradesh

In Study, Texting Lifts Crash Risk by Large Margin

Dated : July 27, 2009

The first study of drivers texting inside their vehicles shows that the risk sharply exceeds previous estimates based on laboratory research — and far surpasses the dangers of other driving distractions. The new study, which entailed outfitting the cabs of more »

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The Driver in the Bottle

Dated: 4/9/2013

India has one of the world’s highest number of traffic-related deaths and drunk driving is a leading cause for the alarming statistics. Our writer enters a world where people obsess about ways to keep drunks off the wheel: from pranayama 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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Walkable neighborhoods tied to lower diabetes risk

Dated: 1/10/2012

People living in communities that lend themselves to walking had a significantly lower risk of developing diabetes than those living in the least walkable neighborhoods in a large new study from Canada.

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20 killed in road accident in Bangladesh

Twenty people were killed and at least nine others injured on Monday morning when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch after a head-on collision with another bus in Bangladesh’s eastern Comilla district, about 96 km southeast of the capital more »

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Young dice with death on roads

ALMOST seven out of 10 fatal accidents on Bahrain’s roads involve young drivers who have held a licence for less than five years, according to the author of a new book on traffic safety. Bahrain University professor Dr Hashim Al more »

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Michelle Yeoh, NYC Mayor Bloomberg Boost MDB Road Safety Initiative

With 1.3 million people killed and up to 50 million injured every year in road crashes, 90 percent of them in developing countries, traffic accidents have become the leading cause of death for young people aged 5 to 29. Road more »

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Car sales crash in Beijing after new curbs

Car sales in Beijing have crashed overnight after new rules restricting the sale of vehicle to 2.40 lakh per year were introduced this week to reduce traffic congestion on the roads. The holiday season on the New Year eve, regarded more »

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Subways, overbridge to ease traffic congestion

The proposed subways along Dakshin Marg, Madhya Marg and other roads and an overbridge aimed at tackling the increasing traffic problem on city roads is soon going to be a reality as the Central government has sanctioned Rs 15 crore more »

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Posts Tagged ‘Road-Safety-in-India’

Accidents are such a common occurrence on Indian roads. About 1.2 lakh people die and 5.2 lakh people get injured every year in road accidents in India. But this is all going to change. One of the most effective ways more »

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