Driving

Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills pedestrian

A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan`s first death related to the Nintendo Co craze.

Aug 25, 2016, 09:57 AM IST
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.

Apr 21, 2016, 10:12 AM IST
Mumbai: Driving lesson turns fatal, 16-year-old crashes into car lift, kills self and tutor

Mumbai: Driving lesson turns fatal, 16-year-old crashes into car lift, kills self and tutor

In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old boy died in the city on Wednesday after the car he was driving fell down the elevator shaft and the lift crashed onto the vehicle.

Apr 21, 2016, 09:49 AM IST
Delhi Mercedes hit-and-run case: Accused driver not a juvenile?

Delhi Mercedes hit-and-run case: Accused driver not a juvenile?

In a new twist, the Delhi Police is verifying if the accused in a hit-and-run case is an adult not a minor as alleged earlier.

Apr 09, 2016, 13:04 PM IST
Mercedes hit-and-run: Accused teen driver a repeat offender

Mercedes hit-and-run: Accused teen driver a repeat offender

The Delhi Police on Friday arrested the father of the 17-year-old boy, who was allegedly driving the Mercedes that killed a 32-year-old marketing executive in north Delhi on April 4.

Apr 09, 2016, 10:51 AM IST
CCTV footage of 32-year-old killed by Mercedes on Delhi road released - Watch

CCTV footage of 32-year-old killed by Mercedes on Delhi road released - Watch

The video shows that Sidharth Sharma ran to save his life, but was hit by speeding Mercedes-Benz car.

Apr 07, 2016, 10:38 AM IST

Kerala police officer slammed for minor son driving official car

With the video of a Kerala senior police officer`s minor son driving an official car going viral, former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan on Wednesday slammed the state police for not registering a case against the police officer.

Mar 02, 2016, 16:02 PM IST

`Driving retirement` puts older adults at health risk

Families should rethink about seniors' decision of giving up driving as a new study suggests that older adults, who keep driving, are healthier than their non-driving counterparts.

Feb 07, 2016, 14:37 PM IST

Driving cuts dementia risk

The use of car can also make the difference for many pensioners without good public transport links to get out and about and be more active.

Jan 24, 2016, 15:31 PM IST

Driving while drunk? Lose licence for three months

This was announced by the state government on Friday to deal with the menace of drunken driving and also reduce accidents on roads.

Jan 01, 2016, 23:52 PM IST
Night shift workers at high risk of car crashes: Study

Night shift workers at high risk of car crashes: Study

Night shifts not only damage health, but also put those who drive home after their shift at significantly high risk of car crashes, a US study said.

Dec 22, 2015, 10:16 AM IST

DNA: Comparative analysis of traffic rules followed in France vs India

Know what is the difference between traffic rules in India and France in this segment of DNA.

Dec 12, 2015, 13:10 PM IST

Watch: How France maintains its traffic!

As Delhi is preparing to chart out traffic rules to ensure uninterrupted traffic and curb anomalous parking. Take a look at the traffic rules of France.

Dec 12, 2015, 12:28 PM IST

People more fearful of dying from sex than driving: Study

According to Terri D Conley from the University of Michigan, risky behaviour related to sex is judged more harshly than other comparable health risks including car driving, the Atlantic reported.

Nov 16, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Software to hold alerts when busy

A New York based start-up called Triggerhood has built software that can decide when it is a good time to send you a cell phone notification.

Aug 12, 2015, 15:35 PM IST
Audi is researching technology that will help take the stress out of driving its future models

Audi is researching technology that will help take the stress out of driving its future models

Audi has taken big steps towards making driving a lot less stressful with the successful testing of its autonomous RS7 and newly unveiled virtual cockpit design set to feature in some of its upcoming cars

Aug 08, 2015, 09:09 AM IST
James Faulkner fined for drink-drive collision

James Faulkner fined for drink-drive collision

World Cup winner James Faulkner said he was "deeply embarrassed and sorry" after being fined £10,000 ($15,650, 14,350 euros) on Tuesday and banned from driving for two years.

Aug 05, 2015, 18:15 PM IST

Fuel saving tips for car drivers!

Here are a few tips to save fuel while driving a car.

Jul 16, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

Rajasthan MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat opposes wearing helmets

Rajasthan BJP MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat has courted controversy by asking people not to wear helmets while riding motorcycles, stating that such protective gear help criminals to flee from police.

Jun 20, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

Hindi, 3 Indian languages find place in Dubai driving tests

 Four Indian languages including Hindi can be chosen while appearing for driving tests here in the UAE from September.

Jun 14, 2015, 18:43 PM IST