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Delhi-Agra run cut by half as Yamuna Expressway opens (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The much-awaited Yamuna Expressway opened its toll gates to the public Thursday, cutting the travel time between New Delhi and Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, ... Read more...

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Three die as BMW crashes in tunnel


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) A man and two women were killed when their BMW crashed in a tunnel in Shanghai. The driver survived as he was wearing a seat belt, ... Read more...

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Eight Assam districts affected by floods


June 18th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 18 (IANS) The overall flood situation in Assam has worsened since Sunday with flood waters now affecting eight districts, officials said. No casualties, however, have been reported ... Read more...

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Police cameras to watch ‘devils on wheel’


March 20th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Delhi Police is installing cameras at accident prone roads to rein in speeding "devils at wheels", an official said Tuesday.Joint Commissioner Satyendra Garg posted ... Read more...

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Kate Upton is Grand Marshal at the Daytona 500 race


February 27th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Daytona, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Kate Upton was the Grand Marshal at the Daytona 500 race. The star was named alongside fellow actress Jane Lynch as Grand Marshalls ... Read more...

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How birds avoid hitting trees


January 25th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Birds don't have to bother about overcrowded roads, but they do stick to a speed limit to avoid hitting trees or other objects.Researchers from the Massachusetts ... Read more...

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People rebel when they feel there’s a way out


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 2 (IANS) People stuck with a rule are more likely to tolerate it than people who think the rule isn't definite. And this could explain many things, from ... Read more...

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Biker killed on Diwali


October 27th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) A youth driving a motorcycle was killed and his pillion rider was injured in an accident in south Delhi on Diwali, police said Thursday."The incident ... 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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Jagjit Singh raises elephant deaths with Mamata


April 20th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh Wednesday appealed to Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee to look seriously into the killings of elephants by speeding trains."When I learnt from ... Read more...

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Pakistani man injured in accident with US embassy car in Islamabad


March 13th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 13(ANI): A Pakistan government employee has been injured in an accident with a US embassy vehicle in Islamabad.Maqbool Ahmed, a driver in the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, was injured in the ... Read more...

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Australian town changes name to warn speeding drivers


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) A tiny town in Australia named Speed would change its name for one month to "Speedkills" as part of a road safety campaign to promote safe driving.Speed ... Read more...

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Aussie man charged with drink-driving en route to driving test!


February 14th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): A learner driver has been arrested for drink-driving while on his way to sit his "provisional license test".The police said they spotted a silver Hyundai driving in excess ... Read more...

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Solar Powered Car Sets World Speed Record in Australia


January 13th, 2011 - 2:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of students who are located in the country of Australia have recently created a solar powered car which has managed to beat the previous world speed ... Read more...

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New speed limit rules for Abu Dhabi roads


December 31st, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 30 (IANS/WAM) New rules on speed limits on all roads in the emirate of Abu Dhabi will be enforced from Saturday, an official said.The rules were approved by the ... Read more...

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Pietersen won’t be taking yellow Lamborghini for a Melbourne spin


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 23 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen will not be taking his canary-coloured Lamborghini out for a spin again in Melbourne.The last time he was in the city, Pietersen was ... Read more...

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When will athletes reach their physical limit?


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Year after year, the sports fraternity witnesses old records being broken, be it in swimming or running. But what is the limit of this human physical ability? ... Read more...

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Speeding Swedish drivers’ fines to fund lottery for safe drivers!


November 29th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 29 (ANI): It's the most innovative way yet, to encourage safe driving practices in Sweden - a lottery for law-abiding drivers - funded by fines from speeding motorists.The Swedish National ... Read more...

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Two booked as train kills five deer (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Two railway employees have been booked for the death of five spotted deer run over by a train in a wildlife sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, an ... Read more...

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2 rail employees booked after 5 deer run over by train


October 25th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Two railway employees have been booked for the death of five spotted deer that were run over by a train in a wildlife sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich ... Read more...

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Indigo coach hits Jet aircraft in freak accident


October 5th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) In a freak accident, a passenger coach of Indigo airlines rammed into a Bangalore-bound Jet airways aircraft Tuesday evening at the Dabolim airport in Goa. All the 140 ... Read more...

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Will meet Mamata to discuss elephants’ deaths: Ramesh


October 1st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday visited West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district where seven elephants were mowed down by a goods train and said he will soon ... Read more...

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40km/h limit for Delhi CWG buses done away with to foil potential terror attacks


September 16th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 16(ANI): The 40km/h speed-limit for about 600 Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses pressed into service for carrying athletes during next month's Commonwealth Games has been relaxed to foil potential ... Read more...

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3D illusion of child gets drivers to brake


September 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) A school in Canada is using a weird 3D optical illusion of a young girl crossing the road to rein in rowdy drivers. The image of a girl pursuing ... Read more...

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Montana Drinking and Driving Culture at Crossroads, State Takes Hard Look


September 1st, 2010 - 2:43 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Montana has long been known as a place where driving while sucking down a beer was looked over, and speeding was not really that bad of a ... Read more...

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Bride-to-be arrested for drink driving on wedding day


August 24th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 24(ANI): A bride-to-be in Bellevue, Washington has been arrested for drink driving on her wedding day.The 31-year-old woman was seen driving in and out of traffic on the northbound ... Read more...

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Boxer Bruno escapes driving ban after breaking speed limit


August 16th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Former heavyweight boxer Frank Bruno escaped a ban after he was caught driving his silver Mercedes way beyond the speed limit at 105mph.Bruno, 47, was caught by a ... 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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Oz woman, 80, caught driving at 164km/hr


July 8th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 08 (ANI): An 80-year-old woman has been caught driving at the speed of 164 km/hr.The old woman from Heathcote has become one of Victoria's oldest hoon drivers after she ... Read more...

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Traffic officer in SA arrested for driving at 274km/h


July 7th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 7 (ANI): A traffic officer from Louis Trichardt, South Africa, was arrested after he drove at more than twice the speed limit in his personal Mercedes-Benz over the weekend.Joe Munyai ... Read more...

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T. Rex were lumbering dinos much like today’s elephants


June 30th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): The Tyrannosaurus rex was no agile dinosaur and would have just plodded along like an elephant, according to a new study that estimated the "speed limit" of ... Read more...

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Scherzinger’s speed limit confession lands Lewis Hamilton in trouble


June 24th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Swiss road safety group RoadCross are calling for F1 champ Lewis Hamilton to be banned from roads after his girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger confessed he drove too fast.The ... Read more...

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New computer game to spot how blind to change are you


June 12th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Do you often fail to notice a friend's radical new haircut or miss a road sign showing a change in the speed limit? Well, then such ignorance to ... Read more...

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Why do most drivers tend to speed through the yellow light


June 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Are you amongst those who do not stop but speed through the yellow light? Well, then here's the reason why you do so.Transportation engineering PhD student Zhixia Li ... Read more...

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Men faster, riskier behind the wheels: Study


May 20th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 20 (ANI): Although women drivers are involved in more crashes, accidents involving men drivers are far more fatal, as they tend to take more risks on road, according to a ... Read more...

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