Road Accidents

Increasing number of road accidents continues to be major issue in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram

As many as 239 people died in 226 road accidents from January to August 2022, higher than fatalities reported for the same period in the last two years.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Recognising 'Golden Hour': Chhattisgarh to reward 'Good Samaritans' who save road accident victims

Police have developed a novel programme to honour “Good Samaritans” who rushed to the scene of a road accident during “Golden Hour”, the first hour following trauma & render heroic aid to the victims.

published on : 26th September 2022

‘West Delhi sees most road crashes’

Delhi Police Commissioner Sanjay Arora on Friday launched the Delhi Road Crash Report, 2021.

published on : 17th September 2022

Aluva-Perumbavoor stretch one hell of a road where riders fall and die

Kunjumuhammed’s son Manaf said the head injury suffered during the accident led to the death.

published on : 17th September 2022

Badrinath trip: Four from Maharashtra die in accident

Eight people were killed in three separate road accidents in the last 24 hours in Uttarakhand, four of them while travelling from Maharashtra to  the Badrinath Dham. 

published on : 10th September 2022

Five of family killed as car crashes into electric pole in Ludhiana

Rajesh Kumar (40), his daughter Jasmine (5), sister-in-law Sanjna (30) and her two daughters were declared dead at the hospital.

published on : 6th September 2022

Vizag reports 104 per cent rise in road accidents in 2021

The annual report stated that AP has reported a total of 22,311 traffic accidents in the year 2021 and observed a 20.4% increase in the number of cases filed compared to 2020.

published on : 5th September 2022

Highways of death 

Transport officials admit that 70 per cent of road accidents are due to overspeeding and 90 per cent due to human error.

published on : 5th September 2022

Tamil Nadu second in road fatalities in 2021: NCRB data 

The State witnessed 15,384 casualties in 14,747 accidents, ranking after Uttar Pradesh with 18,972 casualties in 18,228 accidents.

published on : 30th August 2022

Two killed in separate road mishaps in Bengaluru

Two persons, including a 31-year-old woman, were killed in separate road accidents in the city on Saturday night.

published on : 29th August 2022

Bapatla records drop in road accidents

They have been conducting patrols at identified black spots.

published on : 28th August 2022

TNSTC drivers attribute rise in road accidents in Tiruchy to lack of funds, poor upkeep

A Sundarraj, a driver, said TNSTC has been operating in loss and, to make up for it, is plying special buses using regular tickets during weekends.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Road mishaps fell by 50 per cent in July, says Guntur District SP Vakul Jindal

"We observed that during weekends the number of accidents is high. So No Accident Day is being implemented every Saturday.” 

published on : 1st August 2022

Kerala: Motorists cautioned as rain increases fatality risk

As per Kerala Road Safety Authority, nearly 110 people get injured in accidents everyday, resulting in death of 10 during rainy season

published on : 13th July 2022

Kerala motor vehicles department's campaign to reduce accident deaths bears fruit

Kerala reported 12.6 per cent fewer deaths in January-May this year than the same period in 2019 ever since the initiative was rolled out at the start of 2022.

published on : 4th July 2022

‘Farishtey Dilli Ke’ scheme saved 13,000  lives: CM Kejriwal

Addressing an event at the Thyagaraj Stadium, Kejriwal said, in some cases, it becomes difficult for medical aid to reach an area during an emergency because of congestion.

published on : 5th June 2022

Seven killed in separate accidents in TS

An autorickshaw heading to Sadashivapuram from Khammam collided head-on with a TSRTC bus.

published on : 27th May 2022

Driving in rain? Follow these tips to have a safe ride

With the continuing rain making driving difficult, motorists are worried about hydroplaning or skidding.

published on : 20th May 2022

More lives lost in road accidents than in war: VK Singh 

The minister lamented that unfortunately, road safety is considered something that comes once a year. 

published on : 13th May 2022

Officials told to draft plan to reduce road accidents

The Collector further said that transport department officials should conduct random checks on worn out vehicles and seize them.

published on : 9th May 2022
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