road safety

Road fatalities rise by 21 per cent in Odisha

There has been an abnormal increase in fatalities by about 16 per cent from January to September this year exposing the shoddy enforcement measures.

published on : 24th December 2021

Safety first is Telangana motto: Chief Secretary to World Bank team

The World Bank team explained about the key themes like road engineering, vehicle safety and driver training, enforcement and post-crash care as part of the implementation of the programme. 

published on : 18th December 2021

LED lighting along Hyderabad outer ring road to improve safety at nights

The work has been taken up in four packages at a cost of Rs 100.22 crore which includes operations and maintenance of seven years.

published on : 16th December 2021

In a case of drunk driving, speeding Porsche mows down two in Hyderabad's Banjara Hills

As they were crossing the road, the Porsche, which was coming from Nagarjuna Circle and heading towards KBR park, hit them at high speed.

published on : 6th December 2021

Firm eyes 10 lakh young agents for road safety

The initiative, which took off in Bengaluru, Delhi, Pune and Chennai, aims to create at least 30,000 Y-CARS in the city by the end of the quarter.

published on : 28th November 2021

Traffic strategy needs relook as road fatalities increase   

In 2020, the State recorded 4,738 fatalities on the roads and the deaths at junctions are about 25 per cent of total road accident deaths of the year.

published on : 17th November 2021

Road safety: India, Japan researchers working on smartphone-based mapping of cracks, potholes

Researchers from India and Japan are working on smartphone-based mapping of road health in both countries to reduce the accidents caused due to damaged roads.

published on : 14th November 2021

Survey highlights gaps in road safety for schoolers

The study covers 14 Indian cities finds lack of footpaths near school zones, among other issues plaguing cities and its children.

published on : 9th October 2021

Odisha to recruit 500 traffic police every year

As many as 2,569 road accidents deaths have been recorded in the six months as against 2,062 deaths during the same period last year.

published on : 18th September 2021

Freak road accident on Audi snuffs out lives of seven youths

Karuna Sagar (25), the only son of Hosur DMK MLA Prakash Y, had come to Bengaluru on his Audi Q3 with the Karnataka registration number and picked up his friends.

published on : 1st September 2021

With no checks, speedsters in Bengaluru going breakneck on full throttle

Race on roads at night, take advantage of Covid situation

published on : 1st September 2021

Road fatalities in TN touch a 25-year low

After years of topping the charts on road fatality numbers, Tamil Nadu has finally put an end to its notorious track record, with Covid restrictions in 2020 aiding the fall in numbers.

published on : 20th August 2021

Application period for compensation for hit and run cases in Odisha extended

The Commerce and Transport department decided to extend the period of application for the compensation after it observed that the kin of many genuine victims is being deprived of the scheme.

published on : 13th August 2021

Most drunk driving death cases in Hyderabad registered on weekends: Cops

CCTV analysis of accidents in drunk driving cases shows that even people who had consumed a little alcohol lost control of their vehicles.

published on : 26th July 2021

Barricades for Namma Metro work a danger to motorists

An association representing companies along this stretch has cautioned that if reflectors are not provided on the barricades, they will be responsible for numerous accidents during nights.

published on : 22nd July 2021
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