Drunk driving makes automobiles death traps: Court

A Delhi court has sent a 22-year- old youth to three days in jail in a drunk driving case, with an observation that consumption of alcohol makes automobiles "death traps" and drunken drivers "lethal weapon".

Govt suspends over 1,000 licenses for drunk driving in Delhi

In a major crackdown against drunk driving in the national capital, the AAP government has suspended driving licenses of over 1,000 people for one year for driving in an inebriated state.

Chile`s Arturo Vidal apologizes to crash arrest cop
Chile`s Arturo Vidal apologizes to crash arrest cop

Chilean football star Arturo Vidal apologized Wednesday to police for threatening an officer during a drunk driving arrest while his country was hosting the Copa America, a tournament his team eventually won.

Drunk driving: Court upholds man's jail term, says he acted like "suicidal human bomb"

A sessions court here has upheld the jail sentence of a man, who was convicted of riding a bike in an inebriated state, observing that while riding the two- wheeler under such heavy intoxication, he was acting like a "suicidal human bomb, who could have taken lives of others".

Cases of drunken driving on the rise in Mumbai

In the past few days increasing cases of drunken driving have been reported in Mumbai.

`I let everyone down,` says sobbing Arturo Vidal after Chile crash
`I let everyone down,` says sobbing Arturo Vidal after Chile crash

Chilean football star Arturo Vidal made a tearful apology Wednesday to his team and his country after being arrested for crashing his Ferrari while driving drunk.

Chile`s Arturo Vidal in court after crashing Ferrari
Chile`s Arturo Vidal in court after crashing Ferrari

Chilean football star Arturo Vidal appeared in court Wednesday after crashing his Ferrari and being arrested for drunk driving, risking potential suspension from the Copa America, where he is currently the leading scorer.

Mumbai: Woman locks herself in car for hours during drink driving check

In a strange incident, a woman locked herself in her car during a drink driving check, forcing a group of policemen to take desperate measures. The incident took place late on Monday night in Mumbai.

Drunk driving: Court reduces man's jail term to one day

A Delhi court has reduced the 10-day jail term of a 31-year-old man, convicted for driving his commercial vehicle in an inebriated state, to one day while observing that he had remorse for the act.

A drunk driver is like a 'suicidal human bomb': Court
A drunk driver is like a 'suicidal human bomb': Court

A person driving under heavy intoxication is like a "suicidal human bomb" who can take the lives of many others, a Delhi court has observed while upholding the three-day jail term of a man convicted of riding a scooter in an inebriated state.

Delhi court upholds auto driver's 10-day jail term for drunk driving

A 10-day jail term for an auto driver for driving the vehicle in an inebriated condition has been upheld by a Delhi court on the grounds that he was risking the lives of passengers and other road users along with him.

Actor Adam Bartley charge with drunk driving

TV actor Adam Bartley has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI).

Drunk driving by youth: Court calls for deterrent punishment

A court here has upheld the jail term of a 22-year-old youth in a drunk driving case, saying that "a young person if spared of adequate punishment at this stage may not realise consequence of the wrong done by him."

New sensor to prevent drunk driving

A new sensor that can sniff out when a driver is drunk from their sweat and prevent them from driving has been developed.

Drunken driving causing loss of lives every month: Delhi Court

A Delhi court has refused to set aside the conviction and sentence of a man for driving in an inebriated state, observing that several valuable lives are lost every month due to drunken driving.

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.