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3-year-old kicked off from flight for refusing to wear his seatbelt


May 31st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daniel Yanchuck was kicked off from a Alaska Airlines plane as he refused to wear his seatbelt. He was traveling with his father and both of them ... Read more...

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Pauline Quirke reveals that her weight problems made her miserable


March 5th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pauline Quirke has revealed her struggle with her weight since childhood. The actress said her weight problems made her “miserable” at some time in her life. The ... Read more...

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Pakistani hurt as flight hits turbulence


August 13th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) A passenger, who had not fastened his seatbelt, got hurt when the aircraft he was travelling in on a domestic flight in Pakistan dropped several ... Read more...

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Mobiles, music, lipstick putting motorists lives at risk


July 19th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Mobile phones, music, cosmetics, snacks and drinks are some of the things that distract drivers, putting at risk the lives of eight out of 10 ... Read more...

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34st man vows to lose weight after docs fail to find his heart


March 29th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): A man in the UK has vowed to shed weight after doctors failed to detect his heartbeat - because he was so fat.Alan Belmont, from Worcester, who weighs ... Read more...

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Brit drivers ‘risking life by using Twitter, Facebook while driving’


March 20th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): The UK police are concerned about the increasing numbers of motorists using Facebook and Twitter behind the wheel, and have warned of potential 'catastrophic consequences'.Devon and Cornwall ... Read more...

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David Arquette hospitalized after head-on car collision


March 5th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, March 05 (ANI): Actor David Arquette has been hospitalized after a head-on car collision in West Hollywood.According to TMZ, the 39-year-old, who was driving a silver Cadillac, swerved into an oncoming ... Read more...

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WWE Sid Vicious arrested on drug charges


January 24th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A minor offence of driving without a seatbelt triggered a much bigger offence of carrying narcotics when the police pulled former WWE star, Sid Vicious over.The ... Read more...

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Oz prisoner tries to escape mid-air by unlocking plane door


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 23 (ANI): An Australian prisoner, who was being escorted by a single police officer from Palm Island to Townsville by flight, is said to have tried making a mid-air escape ... Read more...

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More than 10pc of drivers sit in the wrong position: UK study


October 11th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A UK survey has shown that more than 10 per cent of drivers sit in the wrong position for their car seatbelt to be effective in a head-on ... Read more...

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When Is Your Child Ready for a Seatbelt?


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is actually pretty easy to decide when a child is ready to make the move from a booster seat to just a seatbelt. By following a few ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brit woman on crash diet after 48FF chest prevented her from sitting in new car


September 9th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): A woman in Britain went on crash diet after she could not fit into her new sports car because her 48FF breasts were too big to fit in.Rebecca ... Read more...

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Car’s front seats safer than back seats


September 1st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Front seats are safer than rear seats in a car, thanks to the addition of new safety features over the years. "We could save more lives and prevent more ... Read more...

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Intelligent seats to wake up drowsy motorists


August 25th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 25 (DPA) Researchers are working on textiles of the future with integrated sensors that not only adjust the seat automatically to the optimal seating position but also wake up a ... Read more...

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Dave Chapelle causes private plane to land early


July 5th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pittsburg, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Popular comedian Dave Chapelle forced the pilot of a private plane to make an emergency landing. The pilot of the plane landed in Pittsburgh, as ... Read more...

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22pc of drivers don’t wear seatbelts: UK study


June 29th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): A study in the UK has revealed that 22 percent of drivers do not wear seatbelts at all.The poll by insurance company esure also found that almost the ... Read more...

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Nissan to recall 135,000 Infiniti G35 sedans and coupes because of an airbag issue


May 5th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Close on the heels of Toyota and Honda, Nissan is all set to recall Infiniti G35 sedans and coupes, because of an issue with their airbags. The ... Read more...

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Drivers in their 20s more likely to drink, speed, crash than those in their teens


April 15th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 15 (ANI): Experienced drivers need to be targeted as much as their inexperienced counterparts when it comes to road safety, a new study suggests.The suggestion comes after the Australian Institute ... Read more...

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Justin Mentell passes away


February 4th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Justin Mentell passed away on Monday morning after he was involved in an accident. His jeep veered off a road close to Madison in Wisconsin ... Read more...

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Lewis Hamilton is not scared of driving on his biggest crash track


July 10th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): British F1 champion Lewis Hamilton has vowed to be fearless while driving on the Nurburgring track in Germany, the scene of his biggest crash till date."It's about ... Read more...

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Oz motorist fined after being caught ‘in the act’ with girlfriend


May 23rd, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): An Aussie man has been slapped with a fine of 1400 dollars after police stopped his swerving car on the road, only to find him having sex with ... Read more...

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Bruce Willis invents bizarre headgear


May 10th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Hollywood star Bruce Willis has invented a bizarre helmet to help avoid head injuries on the sets of his action films. The 54-year-old gave American TV audiences a ... Read more...

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Motorists underestimate risk of injury at slow speeds


February 4th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Munich, Feb 4 (DPA) Motorists tend to underestimate the risk of injury in a low-speed accident and tend to avoid belting up, Germany's automobile association (ADAC) has warned.Crash tests conducted by the ... Read more...

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Toyota Motor Corp recalled 1.35 million Vitz


January 28th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Today, the Toyota Motor Corp said it will recall more than 1.35 million Vitz and two other models globally to fix a defect in the seatbelt, a component in the exhaust system ... Read more...

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Indian born driver stabbed in Oz feared he would die


December 8th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): Indian born taxi driver, Jalvinder Singh who was repeatedly stabbed by a passenger, has told a Melbourne court that he believed he was going to die.Part-time driver ... Read more...

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David Cassidy to Zac Efron: ”Work well and stay grounded”


November 10th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Former teen heartthrob David Cassidy dropped in some lines of wisdom for the 20-year-old High School Musical actor Zac Effron including: Keep it real.The veteran actor, who ... Read more...

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Hayden Panettiere drops F-bomb on John McCain


October 17th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Heroes star Hayden Panettiere has become the latest celebrity to present a mock endorsement of Republican presidential nominee John McCain on FunnyOrDie.com web video.The gorgeous star follows ... Read more...

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Indian cabbie bashing stirs up strong protests in Adelaide


May 19th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Adelaide, May 19 (ANI): In a second similar incident in less than three weeks in Australia, strong protests by taxi drivers continued for two days on the streets of Adelaide yesterday, ... Read more...

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Oz driver straps in beer, instead of toddler


May 13th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
Brisbane, May 13 (ANI): A Northern Territory driver was slapped with a fine of 750 dollars for putting a seatbelt around a carton of beer instead of a five-year-old kid in ... Read more...

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Using airbags without seatbelts boosts injury risk


March 17th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Drivers and passengers who dont wear their seatbelts thinking that the airbags in the car will protect them in the event of a crash, are at higher ... Read more...

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Belt-up Santa, or youll fall off from your 5mph sleigh!


November 30th, 2007 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Santa Claus is all set to belt-up in his 5mph sleigh this Christmas eve amidst health and safety precautions.Health and safety regulations in Halesowen, West Midlands are forcing ... Read more...

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Condom use should be as automatic as buckling car seatbelt: Expert (Re-issue)


November 26th, 2007 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 25 (ANI): An expert has warned young adults in Britain to practice safe sex after it emerged that the number of cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is increasing.Professor Pete ... Read more...

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Condom use should be as automatic as buckling car seatbelt: Expert


November 25th, 2007 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 25 (ANI): An expert has warned young adults in Britain to practice safe sex after it emerged that the number of cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is increasing.Professor Pete ... Read more...

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Orlando Bloom in minor car crash


November 14th, 2007 - 2:11 am ICT by admin
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