dangerous driving

Three Britons held for running over Asian-origin kids (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Three men have been arrested after two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - were knocked down by a car in Britain's Leeds, police said ... Read more...

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Briton held for running over Asian-origin kids


August 21st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A 36-year-old Briton has been arrested after he ran over two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - with his car in Leeds.Cops found CCTV ... Read more...

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Two Chinese street motorbike racers may get death penalty


March 6th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Two street motorbike racers in China's Shanghai city who were detained and charged with dangerous driving may face the death penalty in line with new guidelines, ... Read more...

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Indonesia: 14 dead, 40 injured in West Java bus accident


February 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 14 people were killed on early Friday evening when a bus lost control and crashed into several vehicles in the Indonesian province of West Java, ... Read more...

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Wrong way M5 driver Deborah Hunt sentenced


September 7th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge in Britain has sentenced a woman who drove the wrong way on a motorway to nine months in prison. The woman drove about 23 ... Read more...

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Parrot blamed for car crash in prayer of Wing


July 21st, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A man in Britain who led police on a high-speed car chase said he was traumatised by the death of his parrot.John Williams was taking a ... Read more...

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Delhi drive: 543 commercial vehicles prosecuted


July 13th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In just two hours, 543 commercial vehicles, mostly trucks, were found flouting traffic rules in the Indian capital and made to cough up a ... Read more...

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Drunk driver bites policeman to avoid alcohol test


May 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) A driver bit the hand of a police officer to avoid an alcohol test in China's Shanxi Province, police said.The incident took place Monday in Taiyuan, ... Read more...

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Over 300 held for drunk driving in three hours in Delhi (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Over 300 people were arrested in three hours to curb the incidents of drunk driving in the national capital, Delhi Traffic Police Joint Commissioner ... Read more...

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Over 300 held in Delhi for drunk driving in three hours


April 16th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Stepping up the campaign against drunk driving, Delhi Traffic Police prosecuted over 300 people within three hours, Delhi Traffic Police Commissioner Satyendra Garg said ... Read more...

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8,000 fined for Holi traffic violations


March 21st, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Delhi Police said Monday that it fined nearly 8,000 people for breaking traffic rules and collected Rs.7.88 lakh in fine during Holi that claimed five ... Read more...

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Brit racer dubbed next ‘Lewis Hamilton’ faces driving ban after doing 92mph in 50mph zone


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): A race ace, who has been named Britiain's Young Driver of the Year, faces a ban for dangerous driving after he was allegedly caught doing 92mph in a 50mph ... Read more...

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Oz-Indian “dangerous” driver jailed over crash leading to death of unborn baby


November 16th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 16 (ANI): An Indian origin driver in Australia, Amrick Sing Thind, has been sentenced to three years and five months of imprisonment over a crash that led to the death ... Read more...

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Confused Pensioner Drives Car Down Platform


October 6th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
After getting confused, and taking a wrong turn, a pensioner drove his Saab 75 yards down the London bound platform of Esher Station in Surrey, all with his wife in ... Read more...

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Court cancels driving licence of woman, 81, for speeding


September 15th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 15 (IANS) An 81-year-old woman has been disqualified from getting a driving licence for one year and fined $850 after being convicted of dangerous driving on a highway in Australia. Judith ... Read more...

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Brit woman driver fondles self while overtaking lorries


September 4th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): A woman driver in Britain has been taken to court after she was spotted performing a sex act on herself while overtaking lorries on the M6.Miranda Chapman, 43, ... Read more...

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Hamilton fined, told to atone for dangerous driving


August 24th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 24 (DPA) Australian authorities have demanded an apology from British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton after he was fined for dangerous driving while in Melbourne for this year's Australian Grand ... Read more...

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Oz officer fined for driving 210 km/h in 60km/h zone attending distress call


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 2 (ANI): A probationary police constable in Australia has lost his licence and was fined 1,800 dollars after he drove 210 km/h in a 60km/h zone while responding to a ... Read more...

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California Highway Patrol Releases Video Footage Of Tyreke Evans’ Dangerous Driving


August 1st, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, the California Highway Patrol office released the video footage of the reckless driving escapade of Tyreke Evans that he carried out on Memorial Day ... Read more...

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Crime rising in capital: Delhi Police commissioner (Roundup)


January 2nd, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) There was a sharp increase in kidnappings, motor vehicle thefts, fatal road accidents and crimes against senior citizens in Delhi in 2009, with the total criminal cases ... Read more...

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Fatal accidents, drunken driving on rise in Delhi


January 2nd, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Even though Delhi witnessed a drop in the total number of accidents in 2009 as compared to 2008, cases of fatal accidents and drunken driving increased ... Read more...

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JK Tyre road racing ends amidst much controversy


October 4th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) The 12th JK Tyre National Road Racing Championship concluded here Sunday amidst considerable acrimony, controversies, protests and exclusions while the stewards themselves came in for scrutiny as they ... Read more...

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Himachal to ban carrying of cell phones by bus drivers


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 2 (IANS) Bus drivers in Himachal Pradesh would not be allowed to even carry their mobile phones, let alone use them. State Transport Minister Mohinder Singh Wednesday said usage of ... Read more...

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Abductors known to victims in most kidnappings: Delhi Police chief


August 19th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In an emerging trend, over 90 percent kidnappings in the capital were done by people known to the victims, Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal said Wednesday. As many ... Read more...

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500 caught for traffic violations in Delhi


August 8th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) More than 500 people were booked here Friday night for violating traffic rules, police said Saturday. During a special drive between 9 p.m. and midnight Friday, the traffic ... Read more...

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Over 600 fined in a day for drunken driving in Delhi


July 18th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) As many 609 people were fined Friday night for drunken driving, a Delhi Police official said Saturday. The checking was conducted between 9 p.m. and midnight at 40 ... Read more...

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384 people booked in Delhi for drunken driving


July 11th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) As many as 384 people were booked Friday night for drunken driving, a Delhi Police official said Saturday. Traffic police have been constantly campaigning against drunken driving by ... Read more...

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Over 50,000 Delhiites fined for traffic offences in a week


June 19th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) As many as 53,195 people were fined in the national capital for traffic offences during a week-long road safety drive, Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal said Friday. ... Read more...

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Pakistan-born Labour Lord jailed, faces expulsion


February 26th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Lord Nazir Ahmed, a Pakistani-origin Labour politician, faces expulsion from his party after being jailed for 12 weeks for reckless driving that killed a man. Ahmed was driving his ... Read more...

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Brit Muslim peer jailed for motorway texting


February 26th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.26 (ANI): Labour life peer Lord Ahmed has been jailed for 12 weeks for dangerous driving by a judge who heard he sent and received a series of text messages from ... Read more...

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Cases of drunken driving double in Delhi


January 2nd, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Cases of drunken driving in the capital registered a whopping 102 percent hike in 2008 from the previous year, a senior police official said Friday."In 2008, 7,579 ... Read more...

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Over 350 booked for drunken, dangerous driving in Delhi


January 1st, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) As many as 353 people were booked for driving dangerously and under the influence of alcohol in the national capital on New Year's Eve, police said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Britains first Muslim peer faces court over death crash


November 19th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Britains first Muslim peer, Lord Ahmed of Rotherham, is to be prosecuted for dangerous driving after someone allegedly sent a text message from his mobile phone shortly ... Read more...

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141 fined for drunken driving in Delhi


August 24th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) As many as 141 people were penalised for drunken driving in 24 hours ending Sunday evening as Delhi Police launched a special drive to curb the ... Read more...

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No charges against driver for killing 6 Indo-Canadians


August 2nd, 2008 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 2 (IANS) An Indian-origin driver, who mowed down six members of an Indo-Canadian wedding party in the city of Abbotsford near here last year, will face no charges, according to ... Read more...

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