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Road Lessons Begin in Classrooms

Dated: 8 Jan 2014

NAVI MUMBAI: In an effort to create road safety awareness among the youth, the traffic police in the city have embarked on a mission to educate college and school students on the dangers of reckless driving. As part of the more »

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RTO to Release Booklet on Road Safety Today

Dated: 3 Jan 2014

ASHIK: The Nashik Regional Transport Office will release a booklet titled Rasta Surakshitachi Pathshala on Friday as part of its annual Road Safety Campaign to be held from January 3 to 17. The booklet, which enlists various traffic rules, will more »

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Internal Roads Witness Sharp Rise in Mishaps

Dated: 6 Jan 2014

NAGPUR: Internal city roads are witnessing increasing number of road accidents. City traffic police figures show a total of 1,265 road mishaps were reported in 2013 of which 827 accidents took place on internal roads. Overall in 2013 the number more »

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Cops Get Strict on Traffic Violations

Dated: 6 Jan 2014

ALLAHABAD: With increasing road mishaps and casualties being reported on city streets and connecting highways, the traffic police have stepped up to monitor road safety measures and decided to check the speed limit of vehicles at 17 identified spots. The more »

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Road Deaths Up Last Year, Numbers Likely to Rise

Dated: 3 Jan 2014

The number of fatalities from traffic accidents on Cambodia’s roads increased by just seven in 2013, according to data released Thursday, but traffic safety groups said the actual figure is likely to be higher. The number of deaths countrywide as more »

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72% of Road “Accidents” in Maharashtra Involve Youths

Dated: 7 Jan 2014

MUMBAi: Nearly 72% of those involved in road accidents in the state are in the age group of 20-40 years and 85% of the injured are maimed for life, highway police said. State additional director-general of police (highways) Vijay Kamble more »

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57 Road “Accidents” Due to Drink Drivers in First 10 Months

Dated: 7 Jan 2014

Abu Dhabi: During the first 10 months of last year, 57 road accidents resulting in three deaths took place as a result of drink driving, while another 219 accidents happened during 2010-2013 causing 23 deaths, the Abu Dhabi Police announced more »

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Road “Accidents” Claimed 644 Lives in City Last Year

Dated: 7 Jan 2014

While lives lost to terrorism and militancy dominate news regarding Karachi, data compiled by the Edhi Foundation reveals that a startlingly large number of people were also killed in road accidents in 2013. According to the compiled statistics, 644 people more »

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Kenya: PSV’s Brace for Stringent Rules to Boost Road Safety

Dated: 8 Jan 2014

KENYA’S public transport service is set for a major overhaul following the impending implementation of new regulations by the Transport and Safety Authority Board. The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure has prepared a raft of regulations, signed by Transport Secretary more »

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JN Donates Millions to Aid Prevention of Violent, Road Traffic Injuires

Dated: 8 Jan 2014

The project, which is in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Violence Prevention Alliance and Mona GeoInformatics, will, among other things, seek to chart and analyse the burden of violence and motor vehicle-related injuries on hospital services across the more »

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One Death in Every 10 Road “Accident” in Sultanate

Dated: 9 Jan 2014

Muscat: Twelve per cent of the road accidents in the Sultanate turn out to be fatal, an average of one death in every 10 road accidents, according to the recent statistics released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information more »

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Traffic Police Bat for Road Safety

Dated: 9 Jan 2014

GURGAON: As part of its annual weeklong campaign on road safety, the city’s traffic police have come out with a unique series of events focusing on different aspects of safety. The campaign will kick off on January 11 with the more »

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On-the-Spot Counselling for Road Users

Dated: 9 Jan 2014

MYSORE: The city traffic cops are going all out to realize their goal of bringing in road discipline and making city roads safer. After initiating strict measures to implement the traffic rules by penalizing the violators, cops are now focusing more »

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Dozen Children Among 17 Injured in Road Mishaps

Dated: 10 Jan 2014

JAMMU/POONCH, Jan 9: At-least dozen students were injured when a school minibus turned turtle at Langate Morh near Sar Khad area of Kathua district while four cops among five people were injured in car-bus collision at Bainch village of Poonch. more »

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One Road “Accident” Death Every Four Minutes: Bihar Disaster Management Body Chief

Dated: 10 Jan 2014

PATNA: Bihar State Disaster Management Authority (BSDMA) vice-chairman Anil Kumar Sinha on Thursday cautioned people of the state against rash driving, as one road accident occurs every minute and one road accident death every fourth minute in the country. Calling more »

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Road Safety Drive Fails to Stem Carnage

Dated: 10 Jan 2014

DESPITE more than 840 road blocks and 3,800 arrests for traffic infringements during the end-of-year holiday season, the death toll on South Africa’s roads was little changed from a year ago, with 1,357 people losing their lives between December 1 more »

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Volvo Sustainable Mobility Award 2013

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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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Advocacy for strict punishment to drivers accused in ’Hit-and-Run’ incidents

Ten people of a family died as their car edged off a bridge at in Amritsar district, Punjab, India. The bridge did not have any crash railings making it highly prone to such crashes. It is criminal not to but more »

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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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