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Delhi Govt Launches New Initiative To Avoid Accidents, Ensuring Road Safety

Aiming for road safety in Delhi and avoiding accidents, the Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) of Delhi launched a month-long ‘Tactical Urbanism Trial’. The new project was launched on October 15, at the Signature Bridge, connecting Wazirabad across the Yamuna to East Delhi. Notably, the Signature bridge has witnessed 53 road crashes and 17 fatalities between 2018-2021. With this new initiative, accidents might reduce ensuring road… read-more

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 05:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi Government(163), ddc, Road Safety, accidents, New Initiative

Courtesy: Zee News India

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Road Accident In Ahmednagar Leaves Six Dead

A road accident in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar has left six people dead, and seven others injured. The incident took place in the morning of 6th May. The area of the accident falls under the jurisdiction of the Kopargaon police station.A police official shared, "A speeding container truck hit the three-wheeler Ape rickshaw, which was carrying passengers." More details about the tragic accident are awaited.

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 09:26 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Crime, Road Safety, accident, Police, investigation

Courtesy: Zee News

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Car-Bike Collision In Delhi Leaves Three Dead

A brutal car-bike collision in Delhi's Shakarpur has left three dead, while two others have sustained injuries. Two of the victims have been identified as sisters Bharti (19) and Jyoti (17). The identity of the third victim, the bike rider with a Zomato shirt on, is yet not known. When the police reached the spot, they found a mangled car lying upside down, and a badly damaged bike.

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 04:12 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Crime, accident, Police, drive slowly, Road Safety

Courtesy: Zee News

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Bus-SUV Collision Leaves 6 Dead, Others Injured

A collision between a bus and an SUV in Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, has left six dead, and more injured. The incident occurred on the Gauri Bazar-Rudrapur road on the night of 18th April. Commenting on the matter, the Superintendent of the Deoria police, Shripati Mishra, explained that the incident had happened close to 11:30 PM when both the vehicles coming from opposite directions collided, resulting in the tragedy.

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 11:35 AM / by Varun Das

Tags: Crime, Road accident, UP Police, Traffic rules, Road Safety

Courtesy: ANI

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Delhi High Court Urge BIS To Monitor Manufacturing, Sale Of Helmets

Taking note of safety standards, the Delhi High Court on April 12 urged the Bureau of Indian Standards to oversee the selling and manufacturing of helmets. Reportedly, the plea filed by NGO 'Utprerit Consumer Foundation' failed to receive answers from BIS over its 1,400 complaints filed since 2019. Terming BIS ‘unresponsive’, the plea blamed manufacturers of selling sub-standard helmets. Justice Pratibha M Singh directed BIS to opt strict… read-more

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 09:13 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Helmets, Delhi High Court, India, Road Safety, Bureau of Indian Standards

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Co-driver bags compulsory for all cars manufactured in India from August 31

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Co-driver Airbag Compulsory For India-Made Cars From Aug 31

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has announced that dual front airbags will be mandatory for all cars manufactured in India from August 31. For the new models that will enter the Indian market, the rule will be effective from April 1 itself. Currently, co-driver airbag is an optional feature that has been provided by some car brands. With the new rule in place, revision of car prices is also expected.

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 - 10:05 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: MoRTH, Cars, Road Safety, Central Government

Courtesy: India Today


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Govt Draft Provisions Body Wearable, Dashboard Cameras For Police

Aiming to make road safety stricter, the Centre has prepared a draft to provide body wearable and dashboard fitted cameras to the police. Along with the violators, the wearable cameras also aim at checking "malpractices" by police as the camera will keep a record of whether the offenders were duly tackled. While the draft was issued as an amendment the US and UK have already been using similar cameras.

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 - 09:39 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: India, Indian Police, Road Safety, Motor Vehicles rules

Courtesy: The Print

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India Accounts For 1% Of Global Vehicles, 10% Road Crash: World Bank

The World Bank’s report on road safety has strikingly exhibited India as a country with worlds 1% vehicles and 10% of road crash victims. Besides, the report mentioned vulnerable including poor, women, pedestrians and people from the informal sector hit the most. However, depicting Tamil Nadu with most (25%) reduced fatalities in road-rage, the report appreciated the Motor Vehicle Act amendment and suggested the need for a proper vehicle… read-more

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 07:07 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Road crash victims, World Bank, Road accident, Road Safety

Courtesy: NDTV

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Most Road Accidents Happen Due To Use Of Mobile While Driving: Survey

Around 97% of drivers opine that distraction by mobile phones while driving is the major cause of the road accidents, revealed Ford India's survey 'Cartesy 2.0'. The survey sampling 1,561 participants nationwide also mentioned aggressive driving and lack of education as other reasons behind road accidents. Terming training practices "inadequate", driver licensing expert Anil Chikkara said, "there is a need to start this education about rules… read-more

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 01:50 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Car Crashes, Road Accidents, Ford India, Road Safety