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.

Salman Khan's hit-and-run case adjourned till Jan 22; witness seeks security
Salman Khan's hit-and-run case adjourned till Jan 22; witness seeks security

A sessions court here on Monday adjourned hearing in the hit-and-run case allegedly involving the Bollywood actor Salman Khan till January 22.

Actor Sidharth Shukla fined for drunk driving
Actor Sidharth Shukla fined for drunk driving

Television actor Sidharth Shukla of ‘Balika Vadhu’ fame was fined Rs.2,000 by traffic police for driving under the influence of alcohol on New Year's Eve. His license was also confiscated.

Hit-and-run case: Salman's blood alcohol content found high

Bollywood actor Salman Khan might be in fresh trouble in connection with the 2002-hit-and-run case, as forensic expert today confirmed that the alcohol content found in Salman's blood was higher than normal.

Drunk driver mows down three; arrested in Chennai

An inebriated car driver heading home after a late night party with his friends mowed down three persons sleeping on the pavement on Velachery-Taramani road early Monday, killing them on the spot and was arrested along with his co-passenger, police said.

Man crushed under car in north Delhi

A 37-year-old man was crushed to death by a speeding car, whose driver did not stop and dragged the man for about 75 metres, on Shamnath Marg in north Delhi.

Jennifer Lopez's car hit by drunk driver
Jennifer Lopez's car hit by drunk driver

Singer Jennifer Lopez's car was allegedly hit by a drunk man, who was reportedly driving under the influence of liquor.

Drunk men run over pavement dwellers, 4 injured in Delhi

In the third such incident in a fortnight, suspected drunk men ran over their car on four people sleeping on a pavement in Inderlok area of North Delhi in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Drunk driving case: Speeding SUV runs over three people in Delhi, one killed

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.

Cataract causes more road accidents than alcohol: Gadkari

Cataract is a bigger reason than alcohol for rising number of road accidents, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

Policemen likely outside Goa bars to check drunken driving: Parrikar

Police personnel armed with alcometers may be posted in close proximity of Goa bars to curb drunken driving, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the assembly Wednesday.

Rajeev Mehta avoids dais at Asian Games Torch Lighting ceremony

The IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta, who was arrested by the Scotland Police in an alleged drunk driving, during the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games, avoided coming on the dais despite being present at the Asiad Torch Lighting ceremony at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, here Saturday.

Bombay HC endorses provision of higher punishment for drunk driving

The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Union Government to consider amending section 279 of the Indian Penal Code (rash and negligent driving) and enhance the existing punishment (two years` jail term) for drunk driving.

204 killed during Thailand`s Songkran festival celebrations

Drunk driving and speeding have claimed at least 204 lives and wounded 2,142 in Thailand during the first four days of the week-long Songkran festival that marks the arrival of spring.

Drunk driving cases go down in Mumbai; 568 booked on New Years

As many as 568 motorists were booked in the city for alleged drunken driving on New Year eve and early on Wednesday, city traffic police said.

Men held for drunk driving to serve at hospitals

Two men sentenced to five and ten days imprisonment for drunken driving have been given a chance by a Delhi court to reform themselves by doing community service at government hospitals including doing "menial" jobs there.

Kevin Hart arrested

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has been arrested by traffic police on suspicion of drunk driving.

Chinese city`s top cop replaced for covering up son`s crime

The police chief of Taiyuan has been removed from his post due to a scandal involving his role in covering up his son`s drunk driving offence.

195 caught for drunken driving on New Year eve in Jaipur

195 people, most of them youths, were caught here for driving under the influence of alcohol on New Year eve, police said on Tuesday.

Drunk driving: Man to do traffic duty and communit

A man, sentenced to 20 days in jail for driving in an inebriated state, has been directed by a court here to assist police in managing traffic.