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Fundraiser For Teen Killed In Telegraph Road Accident

Dated:12/01/2013

DEARBORN HEIGHTS (WWJ) – A local family hopes to raise money for a teenager killed by a reckless driver. A fundraiser has been set up Sunday for 18-year-old Markel Jackson Willis, one of two teens killed in a tragic car more »

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India truck accident ‘kills 25’ in Bihar

Dated:10/01/2013

At least 25 people, including 11 children, have been killed when the truck they were travelling in overturned in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, the police said. The driver and his assistant have fled the scene, police officer Praveen more »

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More deaths due to road mishaps than militancy in JK: DGP

Dated:07/01/2013

Jammu, Jan 7: Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed more deaths in traffic accidents than due to militancy in the last one decade, state Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Prasad said Monday. “Traffic deaths are higher than militancy or any more »

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70 perish in road accidents

Dated: 24/12/2012

Police statistics indicate that since the 15th of this month 70 people have been killed and 412 others injured in 579 road accidents which occurred as from the 15th of this month. During the same period last year, 32 people more »

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Srinagar choked, plan new townships, High Court tells state government

Court responds to PIL on ‘misuse’ of agrarian land Tribune News Service Srinagar, December 18 Keeping in view the population explosion and the exploitation of prime agriculture lands for construction purposes, particularly in Srinagar, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court more »

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Ultimate test of your nerves, endurance

Travelling in and around the city during peak hours is a nightmare. In the first of a six-part series, Chandigarh Tribune reporter Ritika Jha Palial and photographer S. Chandan take the Airport road and explain how and why the situation more »

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In slowmo they go, cursing road they follow

In the second part of the series on city’s traffic chaos, Chandigarh Tribune reporter Akash Ghai and photographer Vicky Gharu take the Piccadilly Road and tell you how and why the situation has turned so grim. The “City Beautiful”, with more »

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Worldwide Road Deaths- A Major Epidemic

Dated: 04/12/2012

Very few people realize that traffic deaths are one of the leading causes of death in the world and the number one cause of death for young people. This is because they happen one by one, here and there, and more »

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Road Safety: ‘Terrorist’ In Our Driving Seat

When Ajmal Kasab, the biggest symbol of terrorism in free India’s history, was hanged in Yarvada jail, the entire nation took a sigh of relief. Kasab and his gang of terrorists killed 195 ordinary citizens within a few hours on more »

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Campaign against drunk driving launched

Dated: 13/12/2012

HYDERABAD: The World Health Organisation(WHO) in collaboration with city police launched a multi-media campaign against drunk driving in the twin cities here on Wednesday. Setting off the month-long awareness campaign, P V S Ramakrishna, DCP (traffic) flagged off display of more »

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The Rape In Delhi And The Neglect Of Public Transport

Dated: 19/12/2012

The horrible gang rape and assault on a girl medical student in New Delhi on the night of December 16 has led to calls for hanging and castration of the criminals. But the incident needs to be seen more critically more »

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Road accident emerge as main killer disease for youngsters in Indore

Dated: 17/12/2012

INDORE: Ever increasing number of vehicles, poor traffic management and lack of traffic sense among Indoreans are claiming more and more young life-mainly college students—in avoidable road accidents in Indore. Road accidents in city are claiming two lives in a more »

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Texting while driving more dangerous

Dated: 13/12/2012

MUSCAT — An incomplete SMS or a half-way ended conversation, are very often the unfortunate remnants found in the crushed mobile phones at accident sites that the Royal Oman Police (ROP) investigates frequently, according to a key official at the more »

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Road accident victim gets 37 lakh in damages

Dated: 11/12/2012

NEW DELHI: A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has awarded a compensation of Rs 36.98 lakh to a 40-year-old man, who suffered 90% permanent disability in a road mishap involving a rashly-driven car. The tribunal directed ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company more »

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Wayward halting of buses creates chaoson roads

Dated: 17/12/2012

PUNE: One of the many reasons for road traffic problems in the city is that the PMPML bus drivers do not halt the vehicles close to the bus stops. This blocks the carriageway and halts vehicular traffic. Citizens and bus more »

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Telugu actor Bharath dies in a Road Accident

Dated: 19/12/2012

Telugu actor Bharath alias Yasho Sagar, whose debut film Ullasanga Utsahanga was a blockbuster, died in a road accident near Tumkur in Karnataka in the wee hours today. Besides Sagar, in his mid 20s, his assistant Vishvanath Reddy was also more »

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Dr. Jitendra castigates govt for frequent road accidents

Dated: 19/12/2012

Jammu, December 19 (Scoop News) –Taking serious note of recurring incidents of road accidents causing heavy causality and taking toll of precious lives, BJP State Chief Spokesperson & National Executive Member Dr. Jitendra Singh has castigated the National Conference led more »

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Six killed in road accident in Jharkhand

Dated: 19/12/2012

Hazaribagh, Jharkhand: Six persons were on Wednesday killed when their vehicle rammed into a stationary truck on the National Highway 2 near Chauparan in Hazaribagh district, about 80 kilometres from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. An employee of the Central Coalfields Limited, more »

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Person flees scene after two-car accident on Springdale Rd

Dated: 19/12/2012

According to authorities, a black car was pulling out of a strip mall on Springdale Road. Another vehicle, which appeared to be a blue Honda Civic, was reportedly speeding down the road, and hit the black car from behind. Following more »

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3 killed, 7 injured in road accident in Ahmedabad

Dated: 19/12/2012

Two labourers and a passenger were killed after a mini-truck rammed into a stationary truck stationed near a tea stall in Viramgam, on Tuesday. Both labourers were standing on the rear side of the truck when it was hit. At more »

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