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road accidents

‘Floating’ crosswalk in Thailand aims to make roads safer for pedestrians

Thai children paint on an optical illusion of a crosswalk to reduce road accidents.

29 Nov 2019 3:32 PM

Truck topples, kills four in Vikhroli

The police said that the truck lost control allegedly while navigating a stretch where construction work of manhole is ongoing.

20 Apr 2019 1:37 AM

8 die in Noida e-way bus mishap

The bus was en route to Delhi from U.P’s Jalaun district when the incident occurred at 5 am under Rabupura police station limits, said the police.

30 Mar 2019 1:10 AM

School bus collides into tree in Palghar, 15 hurt

Bus was occupied by 15 students and female attendant.

12 Feb 2019 1:56 AM

Study to make Burari-Bhalswa road mishap-free

The activity is in line with Delhi government’s plan of action to reduce fatalities due to road crashes by 30 per cent by 2020.

05 Feb 2019 2:38 AM


One dead, 31 hurt after bus carrying wedding guests rams into tree in Himachal

Around 35 people were in the private bus when the accident happened close to Bathu Bridge near Ranital, at around 7:30 pm.

23 Sep 2018 6:04 PM

57 killed as overcrowded bus falls into gorge in Telangana

Bus driver Srinivas, who fractured both legs and suffered a head injury, died while undergoing treatment in a government hospital in Karimnagar.

12 Sep 2018 12:40 AM

SLF studying contribution of human error to highway fatalities

At 1.5 lakh, India has the highest number of highway deaths worldwide; study aims to reduce casualties.

07 May 2018 1:14 AM

‘Heavy casualties’ as North Korean bus with Chinese tourists falls from bridge

Chinese tourism to the North has continued even though Beijing has enforced a slew of UN over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.

23 Apr 2018 1:30 PM

Gahlot: Traffic black spots claimed 86 lives in 2017

“Black spots”, identified by the Delhi traffic police, are locations on roads that record three fatal or more than 10 non-fatal accidents in a year.

26 Mar 2018 1:10 AM


The challenge of halving road accident deaths and injuries

An analysis of the accident and mortality data reveals that the number of accidents is very high in the context of highways.

26 Mar 2018 12:32 AM

Peru: Bus plunges into ravine, kills 44 in country's 2nd major crash

The crash occurred on a curve on the Panamericana Sur highway in the Ocona district.

22 Feb 2018 6:33 PM

Are Indian cars rust proof

Over 30 lakh people get injured and hurt to life-long disabilities every year due to road accidents.

14 Feb 2018 1:33 AM

West Bengal: Cop, woman killed in accidents

The police later arrested the bus driver, Bholanath Das (50), of Baguiati and impounded the bus.

06 Feb 2018 2:16 AM

Ya Drink Ya Drive: Delhi Police stuns twitterati, pushes for safe driving

The series of eye-catching posts is part of the Delhi Police’s #RoadSafetyHaiZaroori (Road safety is important) initiative.

31 Dec 2017 8:45 PM


Step against drunken driving: Delhi Police to check Heavy Transport Vehicles

According to police, regular checking of vehicles at night is expected to cause effective deterrence in the rate of road accidents.

27 Nov 2017 12:15 PM

Number of state road mishaps half of 2015 figure

Cops attribute this to actions such as checking the speed limit and implementing golden hours.

22 Nov 2017 2:17 AM

AP: 4 Spanish nationals, driver killed as bus collides with container truck

The foreign nationals were on their way to Puducherry from Anantapuramu district when the collision took place.

05 Aug 2017 1:24 PM

DisCourse: Give Good Samaritans wings

In India, vehicles on roads are increasing faster than the population.

02 Jun 2017 11:00 AM

Delhi: Traffic police fine 37,000 motorists for overspeeding in 5 months

 Traffic police authorities issue over 7.1 lakh 'challans' for helmet-related rule violations this year.

21 May 2017 4:37 PM