Soon, parents may be punished if minor children caught driving

Soon, parents may be punished if minor children caught driving

As incidents of minors involved in road accidents rising, the government is contemplating to bring a proposal, which would ensure punishment for parents of children who are caught driving.

Married kin cannot be deprived of accident compensation: Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Friday held that excluding married daughters and siblings of those who succumb in motor accidents from claiming compensation for the death would be against the object of the Motor Vehicles Act.

Supreme Court to pass order on road safety

The apex court had in 2014 appointed a three-member committee to monitor steps taken by the Centre and state governments to ensure road safety.

Accidents cost India Rs.1.7 lakh crore losses annually

India loses $35 billion each year in road accidents, which is slightly less than the nation's defence budget, a road safety expert said here on Thursday.

401 deaths in 10 months on Mumbai local train!

Know how Mumbai Local Trains have become a death trap for commuters

Noida expressway or the highway of death?

In spite of the many camera's fixed on the Noida expressway to challan those vehicles violating traffic rules, accidents continue to take place.

'One-third road deaths occur on national highways'

Commuting on highways greatly raises the risk of accidents and deaths compared to city roads, according to the latest data.

Why people, including farmers, commit suicide in India?

The issue of farmers' suicide has been jolting the country's conscience for years and for the first time the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has collected detailed data in this regard.

Car hits five policemen in Delhi

 Five policemen were injured in early hours of Monday when a car hit them near Civil Lines area in the national capital, police said.

15 dead, 19 injured in Peru bus crash

At least 15 people were killed and 19 others injured on Wednesday when a bus tumbled 700 metres down the side of a mountain in central Peru`s Ancash region, authorities said.

10 killed in West Bengal accidents

At least 10 people were killed and 38 others injured on Friday in two different road accidents in West Bengal`s Purulia and Jalpaiguri districts, police said.

Four people killed in separate incidents in UP

Four people, including two youths, a 3-year-old girl and a farmer, were allegedly killed in separate incidents here, police said on Friday.

Google claims their self-driving cars' accidents not company's fault

Google claims their self-driving cars' accidents not company's fault

 Google has come to the rescue of their self-driving cars after they were involved in 11 accidents saying that it was never their company's fault.

Google's self-driving cars involved in 11 accidents so far: Director

Google's self-driving cars involved in 11 accidents so far: Director

Internet search company Google Inc`s self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents, but have not been the cause of any, over the last six years since the project began, the program`s director said on Monday.

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.