Wearing of helmet optional for Sikh women: Delhi HC told

The Delhi government on Wednesday informed the high court here that it has made wearing of helmet optional for Sikh women while driving a two-wheeler or riding pillion.

Changes to Motor Vehicle Act delayed; Transport Ministry seeks more time

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, which could be passed only in the Rajya Sabha in May 2012, proposes hefty penalties for traffic rule violations and drunken driving.

Drive in Goa to curb reckless driving accidents by students

The Goa transport department has begun an extensive drive against students plying two-wheelers without licence, after a fatal accident left three college youths dead in Ponda town.

Private Goa bus operators miffed over lack of security

All Goa Private Bus Owners Association General Secretary Sudip Tamankar told reporters that the complaints lodged by crew on private buses are taken `lightly? by police department.

Traffic offences: Beware of huge fines and jail

The increase in penalties is upto five times for the traffic violations under the proposed amendment to the Motor Vehicle Act.

Infant`s life expectancy will be compensated: SC

The claimant, who was 30 weeks pregnant, suffered a blow on the stomach, resulting in her delivering a still born child.