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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.

Everything you need to know about the Road Safety Week
Life

Everything you need to know about the Road Safety Week

Many methods of spreading awareness will be implemented to ensure that India’s roads can edge closer to becoming a completely accident-free zone.

New Motor Vehicles Act: One month on, states including Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat resist higher fines; experts claim it will 'reduce road mishaps'
India

New Motor Vehicles Act: One month on, states including Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat resist higher fines; experts claim it will 'reduce road mishaps'

Just about a month after the new Motor Vehicles Amendment Act (MVA) 2019, was issued to be implemented from 1 September 2019, many states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal etc have expressed their dissent over the Act

Uttarakhand becomes second state after Gujarat to relax strict penalties for traffic violations under Motor Vehicles Act
India

Uttarakhand becomes second state after Gujarat to relax strict penalties for traffic violations under Motor Vehicles Act

The Uttarakhand government has relaxed the quantum of certain fines levied under the new Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act 2019

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

Asian Development Bank pledges $12 bn to govt's initiatives like piped water, road safety over next 3 years
Business

Asian Development Bank pledges $12 bn to govt's initiatives like piped water, road safety over next 3 years

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday committed $12 billion to the government’s new flagship initiatives like piped water for all and road safety over the next three years, the multilateral bank said after its President Takehiko Nakao met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi

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

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.

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha: Steep hike in penalties for errant drivers, taxi aggregators to fall under ambit of proposed law
India

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha: Steep hike in penalties for errant drivers, taxi aggregators to fall under ambit of proposed law

The amendment bill will bring a lot of changes in how Indian roads and vehicular transportation are governed and will ensure more discipline on roads by tightening rules and increasing penalties.

UP initiates e-challan system to curb overspeeding on Agra-Lucknow Expressway; route had seen high number of accidents
India

UP initiates e-challan system to curb overspeeding on Agra-Lucknow Expressway; route had seen high number of accidents

As per UPEIDA data, more than 1,900 accidents have taken place and over 240 people have been killed in accidents on the expressway since August 2017.

Sachin Tendulkar urges Shah Rukh to never 'Chuck De' helmet; Mumbai Police lauds their road safety message
Entertainment

Sachin Tendulkar urges Shah Rukh to never 'Chuck De' helmet; Mumbai Police lauds their road safety message

Shah Rukh Khan gets road safety awareness message from Sachin Tendulkar in a cheeky response to actor's 27 years in Bollywood video

7 times Bollywood showed us how not to be on the road
Life

7 times Bollywood showed us how not to be on the road

Road safety, responsible driving, and common traffic sense don’t come easily to Bollywood movies.

'Agar helmet nahi lagayega toh tera time ayega': Delhi traffic cop raps about road safety, spreads awareness on social media
India

'Agar helmet nahi lagayega toh tera time ayega': Delhi traffic cop raps about road safety, spreads awareness on social media

A Delhi traffic police head constable named Sandeep Shahi recently shared a video message on social media where he raps about road safety

Ola ban in Karnataka revoked, fined for running motorcycle taxis without permission
News & Analysis

Ola ban in Karnataka revoked, fined for running motorcycle taxis without permission

Ola's permit, valid through 2021, allows it to run three and four-wheeler taxis in Karnataka.

Four killed, three injured in accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway; mishap occurred after truck jumped divider
India

Four killed, three injured in accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway; mishap occurred after truck jumped divider

A police official said the truck, heading for Mumbai, jumped the divider and overturned while negotiating a turn and fell on two cars.

6 excuses every drunk friend gives who wants to drive
Life

6 excuses every drunk friend gives who wants to drive

Check out the video to witness 6 excuses every drunk friend gives who wants to get behind the wheel.

Calm returns to Dhaka as students' protests dwindle; court orders police to admit arrested photojournalist Shahidul Alam to hospital
World

Calm returns to Dhaka as students' protests dwindle; court orders police to admit arrested photojournalist Shahidul Alam to hospital

While journalists' groups called for proper investigation over attacks on media persons covering the protests, there was relative calm in Dhaka throughout Tuesday with buses returning to streets after the Cabinet approved a new road safety law.

Bangladesh student protests as they unfolded: 'Helmet-wearing' men beat schoolchildren as cops stood and watched, say protesters
World

Bangladesh student protests as they unfolded: 'Helmet-wearing' men beat schoolchildren as cops stood and watched, say protesters

Bangladesh Police, small in number, stood by and watched. In twenty minutes, the situation turned from bad to worse as the students were openly being beaten up. At this point, the Border Guards Bangladesh intervened and segregated students from the "others".

Bangladesh student protests: Eyewitness says teens were assaulted as police stood by and filmed
World

Bangladesh student protests: Eyewitness says teens were assaulted as police stood by and filmed

Since 29 July, students in Bangladesh have been out on the streets demanding that the government take action against those who violated traffic rules and indulge in negligent and rash driving, and make the roads safer for its citizens.