road accidents

Three killed, four injured in series of road accidents

Two of the deceased are Shankar Rao (45) and his wife Parbati Rao (40) of Simulia. The third deceased, the duo’s driver, is yet to be identified.

published on : 8th November 2022

NHAI to hold officials liable for any fatal accidents for poor road engineering works

According to National Crime Records Bureau data, over 1.55 lakh lives were lost in road crashes across India in 2021 which is the highest death figure recorded in any calendar year so far.

published on : 18th October 2022

Three killed in two separate road accidents in AP

In the first accident, two persons were killed after their motorbike rammed into a parked truck near Amberpet in NTR district.

published on : 17th October 2022

Two killed in separate road accidents in Karnataka

Two persons, including a woman, were killed in separate road accidents here on Sunday. A 40-year-old woman was killed after a lorry hit her two-wheeler near the Nagarabavi underpass.

published on : 10th October 2022

The long road to building roads for humans, not cars in India

We are at the bottom of the list, even among total vehicles per 1,000. Yet, when it comes to accidents, we claim the first rank with 11 percent of global deaths in road accidents. 

published on : 9th October 2022

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
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