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Pune: Traffic jam on e-way after tanker carrying chemicals overturns

March 27, 2022 7:13 am

According to the highway safety patrol, a tanker transporting chemicals towards Mumbai from Pune side overturned as its driver lost control around 5.30 am. The chemical inside the tanker spilled on the road.

Mumbai Police uses puzzles to 'accelerate' road safety knowledge

December 27, 2021 10:16 am

Check if you can solve the puzzles.

Meet visually-impaired Ajay Lalwani who is cycling 7,500 kms across 12 states for road safety

December 09, 2021 12:42 pm

"My biggest dream is to be the first visually-impaired person to climb Mount Everest. All these are helping me prepare better," he said.

IIT Delhi turns transport research programme started by Prof Dinesh Mohan into full-fledged centre

June 17, 2021 10:56 am

Mohan (75) died on May 21 after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was hospitalised due to Covid.

Government makes airbag mandatory for front passenger seat in vehicles

March 06, 2021 12:23 am

A gazette notification regarding mandatory provision of an airbag was issued, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) said.

Road safety committee meets in UT, deliberates on traffic issues

January 30, 2021 2:55 am

To control traffic violations, Chandigarh Mayor suggested that regular meetings must be held between the area welfare associations and the traffic police.

Licence watch, school lessons: How Tamil Nadu turned a corner on accidents

January 21, 2021 8:21 am

In terms of reduction in accidents, Tamil Nadu was followed by Maharashtra, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, which saw a fall by around 2,000-3,000 cases in a year.

Himachal CM fetes two women — one drives earth movers, another is first public bus driver

January 19, 2021 12:38 am

National Road Safety Month: CM Thakur appealed to the public to act as good samaritans during road accidents and help save the lives of injured victims.

In first 6 months this year, road accidents record 17.6% fall

August 14, 2020 10:38 am

Haryana has prepared the ‘Haryana State Road Safety Policy’ with the aim to achieve target of 50 per cent reduction in road fatalities and injuries by 2025.

Faridkot DC orders magisterial probe after doctor’s complaint: ‘Had to undergo spine surgery due to dug up road’

December 30, 2019 1:19 am

“Many other old persons must be suffering silently like me and even young people can suffer,” said the complaint, requesting the DC to instruct the contractor to repair the roads of Faridkot in public interest.


News in Numbers: Potholes claim more lives than terror attacks

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

#NewsInNumbers In 2017, potholes claimed more lives than terror and naxal attacks. See more: