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Thursday, October 28, 2021



Pune transport authority relaunches reward for reporting cellphone use by bus drivers while driving

May 15, 2018 5:20 am

In 2010, then Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited chairman and managing director Subbarao Patil had started the scheme to curb the practice of drivers talking on cell phones while on duty, to avoid accidents.

Saudi Arabia lifted its DRIVING BAN on women, and Twitterati took a happy tweet trip

September 28, 2017 6:23 pm

Ending the driving ban, Saudi Arabia announced that women would now be allowed to drive. With hashtags like #Iammyownguardian, #SaudiWomenDriving and #SaudiWomenCanDrive, Twitter has been buzzing with happy tweets from people.

Sixth sense protects you while driving, except while you are texting

May 13, 2016 6:44 pm

The study shows that when the drivers were distracted by texting, jittery handling during stressful situations resulted in significant lane deviations and unsafe driving.

Driving tired as dangerous as drunk driving

October 15, 2015 4:53 pm

New study finds young drivers more likely to drive sleepy than drunk, which is equally risky when it comes to accidents.

Breathalysers don't accurately detect blood alcohol levels: Research

December 21, 2014 4:28 pm

Researchers have found that the ability of some breathalyzers, used to detect unsafe levels of alcohol in blood while driving, varies considerably.

Sex behind the wheel dangerous for youngsters: Survey

December 19, 2014 12:18 pm

Sex behind the wheel can distract young drivers, leading to over-speeding and even a crash in some cases.

Three ways: How to make driving a green experience

July 07, 2020 12:48 am

To begin with keeping the tyre at a certain air pressure is the bare minimum you can do to increase your mileage.

Night owls drive worse in morning

July 01, 2014 5:28 pm

Are you a night owl or an early bird? It may determine how well you drive!

Drivers 'hooked' to cellphones text sneakily

November 12, 2013 3:36 pm

Drivers aged 17-25 were twice as likely to hide their texting when behind the wheels.

Texting while driving?

May 05, 2013 6:36 pm

Forty-three per cent of US high school students admit to texting while driving: study