Michael Phelps suspended from USA Swimming-sanctioned events for six months
Michael Phelps suspended from USA Swimming-sanctioned events for six months

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was suspended for six months by USA Swimming on Monday following his recent arrest on a drunken driving charge.

Michael Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge
Michael Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps was arrested Tuesday in his home state of Maryland for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding, police said.

Revoke licence of repeat offenders of drunken driving, over speeding: Cops

The Delhi Police has written to the Transport Department to revoke licence of those drivers who have been prosecuted for over speeding or drunken driving more than once in the year so far.

Speeding SUV runs over three people, one killed in Delhi

In the second incident of drunk driving in the national capital this week, a driver who was allegedly in an inebriated state ran over his SUV over three people standing near a footpath in Central Delhi, killing one of them.

Drunken driving: Man`s driving licence suspended for one year

A Delhi court has reduced the suspension of a person`s driving licence from two years to one year in a drunken driving case, saying the punishment awarded by a magisterial court was on "a bit harsher side".

18,500 drivers prosecuted for drunken driving in capital

In its drive against drunken driving in the national capital, Delhi Traffic Police has prosecuted more than 18,500 drivers till July 15 of this year, of which more than 6,000 were arrested.

Changes to Motor Vehicle Act delayed; Transport Ministry seeks more time

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, which could be passed only in the Rajya Sabha in May 2012, proposes hefty penalties for traffic rule violations and drunken driving.

Over 500 persons detained in storming operation

Over 500 persons have been detained during a `storming` operation here on various charges, police said today.

Jared Leto`s borther arrested for drunk driving

Musician Shannon Leto, the older brother of Oscar winning-actor Jared Leto, has been arrested for drunk driving.

Lindsay Lohan`s mom loses license for a year after drunken driving

Dina Lohan, the mother of actress Lindsay Lohan, was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and will lose her driver`s license for a year after police caught her speeding on New York`s Long Island while drunk.

2013 saw decline in road accidents in Delhi

2013 remained comparatively safer for those on the roads as it saw the lowest number of fatalities and road accidents in the past one decade.

Alcohol-related deaths on the rise

At a time when alcohol-related deaths are on the rise, the suggestion of Swami Agnivesh to ban alcohol sale in India could prove to be the perfect elixir for the problem.

Orlando Brown jailed for six months on drunken driving charges

American actor Orlando Brown has been jailed for six months on charges relating to his 2011 arrest for drunken driving.

TV actor Sara Khan's vehicle overturns, no casualties

TV actress Sara Khan and five others were involved in a car accident when the group was returning from a birthday party.

Now, smart watch to alert you if you`re too drunk to drive

Engineers have developed a new watch, with a built-in breathalyser, that warns you when you`re too drunk to drive.

23,800 prosecuted for drunken driving in Delhi

An all-time high prosecution figure for drunken driving reduced fatal road accidents in the city last year, the Delhi Police said.

Over 550 revellers challaned for drunken driving

Over 550 revellers were challaned for driving under the influence of alcohol in the capital as they rang in 2013.

Nooriya gets 5 years RI in drunken driving case

India-born US national Nooriya Haveliwala was on Thursday sentenced to five years` Rigorous Imprisonment for mowing down two persons, including a policeman, while driving her SUV under the influence of liquor in 2010.

Drunken driving has become a menace: SC

The Supreme Court has said that persons driving vehicles under the influence of alcohol should not get away with minor punishment and fine.

Caught driving drunk, man to help cops, serve at Gurudwara

The court asked him to report to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) (Traffic), South West Delhi, in morning for three days for assisting police at busy traffic signals.