Road accidents

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

Chennai Police introduces bonds to put brakes on bike stunts

To put the brakes on stunts in Chennai, bike racers must now execute bonds to respective deputy commissioners of police.

published on : 1st April 2022

Road accidents rising in Ernakulam

412 deaths in 2021, 2 yrs with lockdowns brought changes to driving style of people, says RTO

published on : 31st March 2022

Demand to remove bus lane on Outer Ring Road gains traction

There seems to be a huge demand to do away with the separate bus priority and cycle lanes to free more spaces for vehicles.

published on : 25th March 2022

Government will implement Rs 7,500-crore scheme to tackle road accidents: Gadkari

He sought the support of people in reducing accidents and saving precious lives. Gadkari said it was unfortunate that 65 per cent of those dying every year were in the 18-45 age group.

published on : 16th March 2022

Highways in Odisha to be 100 per cent road signage compliant

Faulty road signage and signals are often responsible for massive traffic jams and accidents. The state's Commerce and Transport department is making efforts identify and rectify such problems.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Kerala government urged to take steps to reduce accidents

The Supreme Court Committee on Road Safety (SCoRS) has urged the government to take appropriate steps to ensure that the road accidents in the state are reduced.

published on : 28th February 2022

Rise of  incidents involving  boars: Human-wild boar conflict

People, farmers and motorists are at risk, but no proper solution has been found to tackle it. Animal lovers say killing them is no solution but what can be is anyone’s guess

published on : 25th February 2022

Overspeeding, dozing to blame for road accidents in Andhra Pradesh

As many as 23,313 road accidents were reported in the State in 2021 with Anantapur recording the highest number, a total of 4,051 accidents in which 62 persons were killed.

published on : 31st January 2022

Number of road accidents, deaths dip in Bengaluru

In 2021, 655 people lost their lives in accidents, against 832 the previous year, shows report

published on : 15th January 2022

NICE Road to be out of bounds for bikes from 10 pm to 5 am

To put an end to frequent accidents involving two-wheelers on NICE Road, the management of the Nandi Economic Corridor Enterprises (NICE)  

published on : 14th January 2022

45-year-old injured in Hyderabad road mishap

A day after the Shaikpet flyover was opened to the public, a housekeeping worker was injured in a hit-and-run case in Tolichowki police station limits on Sunday morning.

published on : 3rd January 2022

One killed in Hyderabad as transport vehicle crashes into JCB

According to sources, the victim, along with another person, was transporting cattle on his vehcile when the incident happened. 

published on : 3rd January 2022
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