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

IIT-Madras to analyse Tiruchy Road flyover design in Coimbatore

The 3.15 km flyover has been constructed at a cost of Rs 253 crores and was inaugurated by Chief Minister MK Stalin on June 11.

published on : 22nd July 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

Over 10,000 fire incidents in Delhi till June 30 this year: Authorities

The maximum number of fire incidents was reported between April 1 and June 30 this year, in part contributed to by scorching temperatures and heatwave conditions during the period.

published on : 10th July 2022

Road accidents claim six lives in Odisha's Sundargarh and Nuapada districts

Four persons including a minor were killed after the two-wheeler on which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck on NH-353 near Krishna Chowk.

published on : 5th 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

Tata Power’s Suraksha Kavach to reduce electrical accidents

The discoms have also ensured that all employees and business associates are using PPE kits while undertaking repair and maintenance works.

published on : 19th June 2022

Human fatalities due to electrocution rose to 33 from 9 in Odisha within two years

As per the overall standard of performance report submitted to OERC, there is a sharp increase in human fatality due to electrocution in the area of distribution by TPCODL.

published on : 17th June 2022

Odisha Police to step up highway patrolling as fatalities rise

According to the monthly performance report of highway patrol teams, only 866 cases of traffic rule violations have been detected by the 36 patrol teams during March.

published on : 13th June 2022

2,300 accidents, 500 lives lost in 2022 so far: Data

The capital witnessed 2,300 accidents in which over 500 people lost lives in the first five months of 2022, according to official data.

published on : 6th June 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

Andhra Pradesh police identify 27 black spots on Bapatla roads

In order to decrease the number of accidents, Bapatla police have identified 27 black spots across the district, including nine on NH 216 and six on NH 16.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Road accidents blight growth story of Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri

With Dharmapuri Municipality expanding at a brisk pace, traffic pileups have become a recurring trouble.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Karnataka highways: One-way tickets to death, mutilation

While NHAI is said to have rectified 61 per cent of the black spots on national highways across India, the onus lies on motorists to ensure that accidents do not occur.

published on : 30th May 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

Speeding car throws biker off Jakkur flyover, injures boy

Govindappa CT, a resident of Jakkur and a pushcart food vendor, had taken Sanjay (12) to watch aeroplanes landing and taking off.

published on : 23rd 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

Four killed in separate accidents in Chennai

In the first incident, a bike-borne duo riding on the wrong lane of the road was run over by a lorry near Madhavaram on Tuesday night as they fell on the road after collision with another two-wheeler.

published on : 7th April 2022
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