Eight killed, 12 injured in separate road accidents in Bihar

Eight persons were killed and 12 others injured in separate road accidents in Nawada, Lakhisarai and Sitamarhi districts of Bihar, police said today.

Seven killed, 18 injured in separate road mishaps in Rajasthan

Seven persons were killed and 18 others injured in separate road accidents in Rajasthan's Churu and Jaisalmer districts, police said Tuesday.

SC urges severe punishment for rash driving

The Supreme Court has urged lawmakers to consider a change in law to have a more stringent punishment in terms of rash and negligent driving causing death.

Chandrababu Naidu expresses concern over road accidents in AP

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday expressed dismay over the death of over 10 people in different road accidents in East Godavari, Krishna, Srikakulam and other districts in the state.

Kin of road accident victim get over Rs 8 Lakh compensation in Delhi

A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal here has awarded over Rs eight lakh to the relatives of a 59- year-old man who died after being hit by a rashly driven motorcycle in August 2011.

Kolkata Police's short film for helping accident victims

Kolkata police officers are working on a short film featuring survivors of road accidents in the city to encourage pedestrians to come to the timely rescue of accident victims.

Six killed, 10 injured in Tripura road accidents

At least six people were killed and 10 others injured in separate road accidents in Tripura, police said here on Saturday.

Govt sanctions Rs 10 cr to CRRI to map accident spots in Delhi

The government has sanctioned Rs 10 crore to Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) for locating regular accident-prone spots in Delhi and suggest remedies to curb fatalities.

Road accidents leave more than 40 dead in Peru

 More than 40 people were killed in several road accidents over two days in Peru, police and media reports said late Saturday.

Good health key to sustainable development, say experts

Road accidents contribute "highly" to the death rate in the country and the society needs to be given knowledge on various aspects in case of an emergency, experts speaking at a symposium on health and development at the 102nd Indian Science Congress said here Monday.

58 killed on first day of New Year week in Thailand

Road accidents killed 58 people and left injured 517 across Thailand on the first day of the New Year week, a transport official said Wednesday.

Take precautionary measures on New Year's eve: J&K Police

Jammu: In order to prevent fatal road accidents, Jammu and Kashmir Police today advised general public, especially youth, to avoid excessive drinking and rash driving on the New Year's eve.

Three injured in road accidents in Noida

Three persons were injured in road accidents at different places in the city, police said on Tuesday.

Two dead, 20 injured as over 28 vehicles collide on Yamuna Expressway

At least two persons were killed and 20 others were injured in multi-vehicle collision after over 28 vehicles crashed on Yamuna Expressway on Wednesday due to dense fog conditions, police said.

Govt trying to bring down trauma mortality

The government is aware of the problems people face on roads everyday and it is taking enough measures to bring down trauma mortality.

Driving in Delhi – God save our souls!

Delhi boasts of a well-developed transport system. Unlike a decade ago, most of the commercial areas are now well-connected with the Delhi Metro and hence, the roads have become relatively unclogged.

Youngsters concerned over rising accidents, air quality

Over 90 percent youngsters in the country's top five metropolitan cities are concerned about the rising road accidents and air pollution levels in their cities, a survey revealed Wednesday.

Delhi's most dangerous flyovers

Delhi tops the country in fatal road accidents and in number of pedestrians and cyclists falling victim, says report.

Soon, no legal hassles, harassment for good samaritans helping accident victims
Soon, no legal hassles, harassment for good samaritans helping accident victims

Soon, no one will have to face pressure or hassle for helping road accident victims. All thanks to the Supreme Court, which on Wednesday passed an order, directing the central government to pass an order within three months, which would ensure protection for good samaritans helping accident victims.

High speed does not amount to rash or negligent driving: Court

A Delhi court has acquitted a bus driver of the charges of rash and negligent driving leading to a death of an auto driver, saying that driving at a high speed does not amount to rash or negligent driving.