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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.

Mumbai: 166 killed in 522 accidents caused by potholes across state in 2018

December 24, 2019 2:26 pm

According to the study, 353 people were grievously injured in accidents where vehicles hit potholes. It has also found that 11.4 per cent of all victims died on curved roads, while 3.64 per cent died on under-construction roads.

HC issues notice to MP over a PIL against exemption of women from helmet rule

October 24, 2019 3:34 am

Appearing as petitioner-in-person, Himanshu Dixit, a third year student of The National Law Institute University, Bhopal, states in his petition that the exemption exposes women to danger.

Doctors: Driving on bad roads can lead to serious whiplash injuries, other problems

July 21, 2019 5:49 am

Chandigarh Newsline in a series of stories has highlighted the condition of Chandigarh roads and how Rs 50.73 crore spent in two years has literally gone down the drain.

Goa DGP defends 'Traffic Sentinel' scheme for citizens to report traffic offences

February 08, 2019 1:29 am

Tourism industry stakeholders have said the scheme is detrimental to the sector, and local residents have been protesting against the "sentinels" intruding their privacy. Both ruling and opposition MLAs have said the scheme can be misused.


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: