Road Safety

Sachin Tendulkar meets tribal children in MP during Road Safety World Series T20 game 

Before entering the playing field at Holkar Stadium, Tendulkar spoke to the children, who were seeing a game live for the first time.

published on : 20th September 2022

Even three months after Kerala HC order, buses, autorickshaws stay on right

Practical difficulty is claimed to be the reason for not enforcing the HC order strictly.

published on : 14th September 2022

Ad starring Akshay Kumar under fire for allegedly promoting dowry 

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari had posted the video on Twitter in a bid to promote travelling in a vehicle with six airbags.

published on : 12th 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

Road safety panel asks Odisha to enforce laws

The apex court committee had conducted a detailed study to assess the implementation status of the road safety directions issued to states.

published on : 31st August 2022

Chennai: Kids to report on parents’ road manners

City traffic police along with Youth India, an NGO, inaugurated the Super Kid COP Report Card programme on Tuesday.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Double-decker buses collide on Purvanchal Expressway, eight dead

Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) of Barabanki, Manoj Pandey said the bus coming from Sitamarhi in Bihar hit the stationary bus from behind near Narendrapur Madraha village.

published on : 25th July 2022

Odisha Transport Department suspends 73 DLs for drunk driving

According to the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, in case of drunk driving the first-time offenders will face imprisonment up to six months and/or fine up to Rs 10, 000. 

published on : 1st July 2022

Film fest to build road safety awareness : CJ Muralidhar

Chief Justice of Orissa High Court Dr S Muralidhar on Saturday called for increased focus on key road safety issues to reduce rising accidents in the State.

published on : 26th June 2022

Bhubaneswar: 230 entries received for National Road Safety Film Festival

There are entries in many non-Odia languages including Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and English on various aspects of road safety. 

published on : 15th June 2022

Road safety: 28,000 challans issued in 2 months to bus lane defaulters

The Delhi transport authorities have issued 28,086 challans to the defaulters of the bus lane enforcement rules in the past two months.

published on : 8th June 2022

No honking or overtaking in Kochi city: Kerala HC

Order applicable to drivers of buses and autorickshaws | Public transport vehicles must use only left lane

published on : 2nd June 2022

Police plan steps to curb rash driving and speeding by buses and autos

 Rash driving and speeding have been a persisting issue in Kochi city.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Road Safety Committee finds 60 spots prone to accidents in Puducherry

Of the black spots identified, most are on the Puducherry-Cuddalore road (NH45) from Marapalam to Kaniyakoil, where a road accident is reported almost every alternate day. 

published on : 26th May 2022

Rising road accidents are a cause for concern in Tamil Nadu's Palladam

According to RTO reports, of the 12,611 licences cancelled in the district, Palladam accounted for one-fifth of the cases, with 2,528 licence cancellations.

published on : 25th May 2022

2k pillion riders booked in Chennai for not wearing helmet

Sources in the city police said drive would continue till 100% compliance is achieved  

published on : 24th May 2022

Helmet for pillion riders: Crackdown begins today

The city traffic police will be strictly implementing the helmet rule on motorcycle riders and the pillion riders from Monday.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Odisha: State Transport Authority doubles prize money of road safety film fest

To attract more participants for the National Road Safety Short Film Festival, the State Transport Authority has hiked the cash prize by doubling the reward amounts.

published on : 22nd 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

Government sets target to reduce 50 per cent road accident deaths by 2024: Gadkari

Addressing an event on Monday, the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister said that road safety is a very serious issue and there should be zero tolerance for road accidents.

published on : 10th May 2022
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