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Transporters demand COVID-19 insurance cover for drivers, co-workers

April 27, 2020 8:12 pm

The All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) appealed the government for ensuring sanitisation of vehicles at petrol pumps and toll plazas besides screening of drivers, helpers and creating adequate awareness on the highways/roads.

Drivers 'distracted' 10 per cent of the time behind the wheel

January 02, 2014 2:54 pm

The risks of distracted driving were greatest for newly licensed teen drivers.

Government announces life insurance scheme for public transport drivers

August 02, 2013 1:56 am

The Delhi government on Wednesday launched a free insurance scheme that covers nearly 2.5 lakh drivers of CNG public transport vehicles in the capital.

A Hindi radio channel on highways to hit the road

July 09, 2012 1:47 am

C P Joshi is planning a dedicated Hindi AM radio channel for drivers using national highways

Showers leave drivers of wiperless buses high & dry

April 21, 2012 4:40 am

As unseasonal rains lashed the city on Friday morning,drivers of the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) were seen having a tough time as they drove without wipers.

732 PMPML conductors,223 drivers suspended for indiscipline in 3 years

October 20, 2011 1:26 am

Transport utility Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd has suspended as many as 1,000 drivers and conductors on various counts of indiscipline in three years since it came into existence,its response to RTI queries from The Indian Express shows.

They know Rohtak and Jhajjar,but not Delhi roads

October 08, 2010 1:21 am

Most of the drivers ferrying top officials and athletes for the Games are originally truck and bus drivers from Rohtak and Jhajjar in Haryana without a clue about the roads in Delhi.

Village boys steal the show

June 03, 2010 2:21 am

In the ongoing physical tests for the posts of firemen and drivers in the municipal corporation,the urban applicants have failed miserably. A total of 325 candidates have applied against the posts of 40 firemen and 8 drivers.

AMTS strike: On Day 6,state transport body supplies 100 more buses,staff

April 27, 2010 12:54 am

The strike by AMTS drivers entered the sixth day on Monday with little sign of any compromise.

It is official: Women are safer drivers than men

January 30, 2010 4:08 pm

Women appear to have crushed the age old myth under their wheels after they were officially named as better drivers than men.


Mumbai auto drivers on strike today

February 15, 2016 4:58 am

Mumbai, Feb 15 (ANI): The Mumbai Auto Rickshaw Unions on Monday went on a one-day strike to protest against cab aggregators and illegal buses in the city as well as raised fares for issuing auto permits. With a rough start to the week, the strike will affect the people in the city. Unhappy with the Regional Transport Office's decision to raise renewal charges for auto and taxi permits, drivers decided to go on strike.