India asking right questions about averting accidents: Foxx

 US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx today said that it is "encouraging" to see the Government of India asking the "right questions" on the issue of road safety.

Drunken driving in Delhi is a cause of fatal accidents: Court

A court here has refused to take a lenient view towards a man held guilty for driving a vehicle in an inebriated state, saying the menace of drunken driving on Delhi roads is a cause of fatal accidents regularly.

Britain starts public trial of driverless cars

Britain began testing driverless cars in four cities, launching the first official trials ahead of a series of planned rule reviews to accommodate the new technology.

New Jaguar Land Rover tech to help avoid accidents

Jaguar Land Rover is developing a range of new technologies using sound, colour and touch inside the car to alert drivers and prevent accidents involving motorcycles and push-bikes.

25 killed in Zimbabwe bus accident

At least 25 people were killed and 46 others injured Sunday in a head-on collision between two buses near Zimbabwean capital Harare, police said.

Now, 'Target Blu-Eye' that can let drivers spot police cars half mile away

A new device called " Target Blu-Eye" has been developed that allows drivers to spot police cars over half a mile away.

China: Dramatic accident between a bike and car caught on camera

China: Dramatic accident between a bike and car caught on camera.

`Human error causing many accidents involving chopper, planes`

A trainer aircraft crashed in Rae Bareli`s IGRUA three years ago as the trainee pilot was busy taking pictures, an inquiry has shown with officials saying a large number of accidents involving helicopters and small planes were caused by human error.

Sleep inducing drugs may do more harm than good

Drugs that shift workers use to stay awake or go to sleep are not of much benefit and may do more harm than good, new research has warned.

China plans to shut down 2,000 coal mines by next year

China plans to shut down over 2,000 small-scale coal mines by next year in an effort to eliminate outdated capacity and improve work safety and address pollution concerns.

New car system detects pedestrians to prevent accidents

Scientists have developed a new system that helps car drivers detect pedestrians and cyclists even when they are hidden from view.

New `panic-free` steering device could help avoid accidents

A new type of steering device has been developed that could help prevent hazards like rear-end collisions and rollovers caused by panic oversteering.

Five killed, 18 injured in two road mishaps

Five persons, including a child, were killed and 18 others injured in two road accidents in Tirunelveli and Karur districts on Thursday.

Cashless treatment for accident victims on Gurgaon-Jaipur highway

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and insurance provider ICICI Lombard will offer cashless treatment to accident victims on the Gurgaon-Jaipur highway, said an official statement on Wednesday.

School van accident in China, 11 children killed

At least 11 children were killed and four others injured when a school van plunged into a pond in eastern China, state media reported Monday.

12 killed in two separate accidents in UP

As many as 12 people were killed in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh late Tuesday, police said on Wednesday.

Eight killed, 20 injured in separate accidents in HP

Eight persons were killed while 20 others were injured in separate accidents in several areas of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, police said.

Retd IAF man, two others killed in separate accidents

A retired Air Force personnel was among three persons killed in separate accidents in the state, police said on Wednesday.

Twin road accidents kill 25 in north Nigeria

An official says two road accidents that took place an hour apart have claimed 25 lives on a northern Nigerian road.

Panel set up to monitor road safety programme implementation

The Maharashtra govt has constituted a co-ordination committee to monitor the implementation of road safety programmes and policies.