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Cabinet approves road safety bill; drunken driving to attract Rs 10,000 penalty

Cabinet approves road safety bill; drunken driving to attract Rs 10,000 penalty

Under the new approved bill, drunken driving will attract a huge penalty of up to Rs 10,000 while those over-speeding will be fined between Rs 1,000-4,000, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari informed.

Hyderabad police mulls 'designated driver' concept to check drunken driving

Concerned over increasing number of accidents involving drunk drivers, police in Hyderabad and Cyberabad commissionerates are mulling to introduce "designated driver" concept.

Over 630 challaned for drunken driving in capital

Drunken driving is one of the five traffic offences which can amount to suspension of driver's licence for three months.

MUST WATCH: What a video! Mumbai Traffic Police's short film on drunk driving goes viral

MUST WATCH: What a video! Mumbai Traffic Police's short film on drunk driving goes viral

We have seen a number of awareness related messages on 'drunk driving', but this is probably one of the best messages ever seen!

Uber partners Gurugram Police in a bid to curb drunken driving

Uber partners Gurugram Police in a bid to curb drunken driving

In a bid to curb menace of drunken driving in the city, taxi aggregator Uber on Thursday partnered Gurugram police for the installation of breathalysers at bars and pubs.

Drunk driver like "dead unconscious" man behind wheels: Court

A sessions court has upheld the jail term of a man convicted of driving his car in drunken condition, saying he was like a "dead unconscious" man behind the wheels who posed "mortal danger not only to himself but also to all other persons using the road".

Mamata blames traffic cop for seizing licence of mayor's niece

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday blamed the traffic police constable on duty for seizing the license of the city mayor's niece unnecessarily, saying she was only a little girl.

Angry India: Increasing incidents of road rage, parking issues

India is afflicted with increasing incidents of road rage, drunken driving and parking issues.

Drunken driving: Deterrent message must be sent to society, says court

A Delhi court has upheld the conviction of a 34-year-old man for driving his car in an inebriated state, saying a deterrent message must be sent to society.

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.

Mizoram lifts 17-year-old liquor ban

Mizoram today lifted the 17-year-old ban on consumption of liquor in the state nevertheless with strict punishment for drunken driving amd brawls in public places.

Drunk cop mows down 10-yr-old boy, injures woman

A 10-year-old boy was killed and his grandmother injured when they were hit by a car allegedly driven by a "drunk" Delhi Police constable in east Delhi's this evening.

Michael Phelps dodges jail in drunk driving case

Michael Phelps dodges jail in drunk driving case

Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps looked to the future, including the Rio Olympics in 2016, after he dodged a stint in prison for drunk driving.

US swimmer Michael Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving

US swimmer Michael Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was sentenced on Friday to 18 months probation and a year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drunken driving.

Drunken driving: Delhi man released on probation, asked to behave

 A Delhi court has released on probation a youth, who had been sentenced to a three-day jail term in a drunken driving case, while directing him to stay away from intoxicants especially while driving.

Society suffering heavily on account of drunken driving: Court

A Delhi court has refused to set aside the four-day jail term awarded to a man in a drunken driving case, saying that due to such cases "society at large is suffering heavily."

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.