road accidents

Biker locks helmet on bike, dies in road accident

Had 30-year old P Vijay worn a helmet and not left it locked at the back of his Royal Enfield bike, he would still be alive.

published on : 3rd October 2019

475 Mumbaikars died in road mishaps in 2018: Report

The report comprises an analysis of the 2018 road crash death and injury data collected by the Mumbai Traffic Control Branch.

published on : 26th September 2019

Overspeeding SUV accounts for two lives in Hyderabad's Alwal

It is learnt that when the mishap happened, the trio was on their way to the hospital, as the child had been ill for the past three days.

published on : 21st September 2019

Chennai woman run over by lorry after illegally erected AIADMK banner falls on her

The police said, Subashri (23) a resident of Chennai was travelling at the Pallavaram - Thoraipakkam radial road at Pallikaranai near the Kamatchi hospital.

published on : 12th September 2019

In Delhi, wheels kill a lot more people than murderers

Lack of training, awareness on road rules and fatigue are making commercial vehicle drivers a threat to commuters, writes Mudita Girotra.

published on : 9th September 2019

Pedestrian and home guard injured in separate accidents

A speeding car hit a pedestrian at Sasthamangalam here on Saturday. As per eyewitness accounts, the driver, following the incident, fled from the spot.

published on : 8th September 2019

Waterlogged underpass, a nightmare of sorts

Walking through the waterlogged pedestrian underpass near the Government UP School, Nemom, is a nightmare for commuters.

published on : 4th September 2019

Indian-origin man killed in hit-and-run accident in UK 

Rajesh Chand was crossing the road at the time of the collision, believed to be a hit and run, in the early hours of Saturday.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Now, rogue motorists will face full force of the law

The Motor Vehicles Department will see to it that violators do social service along with paying hefty fine for the traffic offences committed

published on : 1st September 2019

Centre signs MoU with Renault Nissan for collection of in-depth data on road accidents

Through a data-led intervention, the project aims to reduce traffic fatality by scientifically understanding the factors involved in serious and fatal accidents in the country, a release said.

published on : 30th August 2019

MVD launches awareness campaigns in schools to curb road accidents

In an effort to reduce the number of road accidents, the Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) has launched awareness campaigns centred on schools.

published on : 26th August 2019

Four killed during birthday joyride in Bengaluru

The group was headed to Nandi Hills to celebrate a birthday when the accident occurred. Over-speeding is said to be the cause.

published on : 25th August 2019

Nine killed as tanker topples onto van in Rajasthan 

The deceased were identified as Mukesh, his wife Mamta, Pankaj, his wife Sangeeta and the couples' five children.

published on : 23rd August 2019

Action plan approved to curb road accidents

It was drafted following directions of Supreme Court in view of high number of road accidents in the state

published on : 17th August 2019

17 killed in two road accidents in West Bengal

While seven persons died in South 24 Parganas district, six others fell victim to another accident in Malda.

published on : 15th August 2019
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