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Nine killed, over 30 injured in UP's Pilibhit after bus and jeep collide head-on
India

Nine killed, over 30 injured in UP's Pilibhit after bus and jeep collide head-on

Pilibhit's SP Jaiprakash Yadav said that a roadways bus and a jeep collided in Puranpur area of ​​the district

Pedestrian safety software will get compulsory for all cars beginning from October 2020
News & Analysis

Pedestrian safety software will get compulsory for all cars beginning from October 2020

The software consists of peripheral sensors that will sense any sudden impact on the vehicle and activate the airbag control unit.

2019 World Trauma Day: Here's what you can do to help a person in need
Health

2019 World Trauma Day: Here's what you can do to help a person in need

These are the emergency helpline numbers you can call: 112 for pan India emergency assistance, 100 for the police, 108 for an ambulance.

Eight killed, several injured after bus falls into gorge in AP's east Godavari; cause of accident yet to be ascertained
India

Eight killed, several injured after bus falls into gorge in AP's east Godavari; cause of accident yet to be ascertained

According to locals the ghat road between Maredumilli and Chintoor in Andhra Pradesh was narrow and bumpy. The road also was partially affected due to recent heavy rains.

Maharashtra transport minister Diwakar Raote requests Centre to reconsider exorbitant fines under Motor Vehicles Act
India

Maharashtra transport minister Diwakar Raote requests Centre to reconsider exorbitant fines under Motor Vehicles Act

Maharashtra transport minister Diwakar Raote has requested Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari to reconsider and reduce the 'exorbitantly increased' fines under the Motor Vehicles Act

Higher fines imposed to curb road accidents and save lives, not to earn money, says Union minister Nitin Gadkari
Politics

Higher fines imposed to curb road accidents and save lives, not to earn money, says Union minister Nitin Gadkari

'People did not have any fear and respect towards traffic laws and rules so we decided to raise the penalties', he said

Steep fines under Motor Vehicles Act meant to dissuade people from breaking law, says Union minister Nitin Gadkari
India

Steep fines under Motor Vehicles Act meant to dissuade people from breaking law, says Union minister Nitin Gadkari

Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said steep penalties under the amended Motor Vehicles Act are not meant to collect fines but to ensure that people do not violate the law

Higher penalties for traffic violations to come into effect from 1 Sept as govt readies to implement 63 new clauses of Motor Vehicle Act
India

Higher penalties for traffic violations to come into effect from 1 Sept as govt readies to implement 63 new clauses of Motor Vehicle Act

The government on Wednesday said 63 clauses of Motor Vehicle Act, which includes higher penalties for traffic violation, will be implemented from 1 September

Govt to implement 63 clauses of Motor Vehicle Act from 1 September, penalties on traffic violations up: Nitin Gadkari
Business

Govt to implement 63 clauses of Motor Vehicle Act from 1 September, penalties on traffic violations up: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said that a Rs 14,000 crore project has been prepared by the government to identify accident blackspots and plug gaps in highways to reduce casualties.

Nitin Gadkari expresses confidence in Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, says it will lead to decline in accidents
Politics

Nitin Gadkari expresses confidence in Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, says it will lead to decline in accidents

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday expressed confidence that the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill will cause a decline in accidents.

Monday's Yamuna Expressway bus crash that killed 29 is grim reminder of the rise in India's highway accidents
India

Monday's Yamuna Expressway bus crash that killed 29 is grim reminder of the rise in India's highway accidents

An Uttar Pradesh roadways bus fell into a drain on Yamuna Expressway, resulting in the loss of lives of 29 people and leaving several others injured. Number of fatal accidents on the Yamuna Expressway have risen alarmingly despite a large number of road safety campaigns.

Kenyan bus travelling from Nairobi to Kakamega overturns, 51 passengers dead
World

Kenyan bus travelling from Nairobi to Kakamega overturns, 51 passengers dead

The Kenyan Red Cross said that the bus had overturned, however, more details on the cause of the accident were not immediately available.

16 people killed in Bulgaria after tourist bus overturns on highway, five suffer life-threatening injuries
World

16 people killed in Bulgaria after tourist bus overturns on highway, five suffer life-threatening injuries

Police in Bulgaria said the bus was carrying 33 pilgrims from the village of Bozhurishte and a driver on a weekend trip.

Five students killed, four injured in Odisha road accident; truck driver flees as angry locals torch vehicle
India

Five students killed, four injured in Odisha road accident; truck driver flees as angry locals torch vehicle

The accident occurred near Odisha's Rahanja village under Bhadrak Rural police station when the children - studying in class 9 - were returning home from Ranitel High School

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari rules out stopping of highway toll collection
Business

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari rules out stopping of highway toll collection

The union transport minister, Nitin Gadkari said toll collection can "never go" if funds are to be raised for constructing roads under the build-operate-transfer (BOT) model

Death is supposed to be the greatest leveller, yet accident compensation varies capriciously depending on how one dies
Business

Death is supposed to be the greatest leveller, yet accident compensation varies capriciously depending on how one dies

Death by an air accident begets the greatest amount of compensation by far; the railways lags behind considerably.

Reliance Industries to offer riding gear to employees at discounted rates
Business

Reliance Industries to offer riding gear to employees at discounted rates

More than 400 two-wheeler riders meet with accidents in India in a day.

National road safety week: Navigating the streets hassle-free is a basic right; we have to walk the talk
Business

National road safety week: Navigating the streets hassle-free is a basic right; we have to walk the talk

Roughly 80 percent of all fatal accidents stem from human behaviour, according to figures available with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

Delhi govt to bear treatment cost of victims of road accidents, acid attacks in private hospitals
India

Delhi govt to bear treatment cost of victims of road accidents, acid attacks in private hospitals

The Delhi government will bear the cost of treatment of victims of road accidents and acid attacks at government and private hospitals under a new scheme approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday

World Road Meeting: Fastrack intelligent transport system in India, says experts
Business

World Road Meeting: Fastrack intelligent transport system in India, says experts

Experts stressed on the need of having increased budget for building roads by the govt to include safety features in the road construction