traffic laws

Abu Dhabi sees fewer deaths in traffic accidents


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 4 (IANS/WAM) The number of deaths and injuries in traffic accidents over the last four months in Abu Dhabi has gone down by 45 and 34 percent ... Read more...

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Pakistan: Seven passengers die after bus driver falls asleep


April 12th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
HARIPUR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on Wednesday when a passenger bus crashed into a van in northern Pakistan, a local newspaper reported on Thursday. Several others ... Read more...

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Bus plunges into ravine in southwest China, killing 15


March 13th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENGDU, China (BNO NEWS) -- Fifteen people were killed on early Tuesday afternoon when a bus plunged into a deep ravine in southwestern China, local police officials told state-run media. Several others ... Read more...

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Bus accident in northern Pakistan kills 6, injures 23


January 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
SWAT, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed on Monday when a speeding minibus overturned in northern Pakistan, police said on Tuesday. More than 20 others were injured.The accident ... Read more...

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Police officer apologises to Meghalaya assembly panel chairman


December 20th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 20 (IANS) A top Meghalaya police official Tuesday apologised before the chairman of the state assembly's privileges and ethics committee on behalf of the two traffic police officials ... Read more...

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Spanish prostitutes to wear fluorescent vests for safety


December 4th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Highway prostitutes working outside a town in northern Spain have been ordered to wear reflective vests to make them visible to passing traffic and reduce the ... Read more...

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Minibus carrying preschoolers collides with truck in NW China, killing 20


November 16th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by BNO News
QINGYANG, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 20 people were killed on early Wednesday morning when a minibus carrying preschoolers from a kindergarten was involved in an accident in northwestern China, the ... Read more...

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‘Raise traffic fines to curb growing accidents’


March 11th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Over 100,000 people are killed in accidents on Indian roads every year and experts say that better signages and lighting, curbing drunken driving and hiking ... Read more...

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Delhi Traffic Police chief upset with VIP law breakers


February 7th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Miffed by traffic violations by VIP vehicles, Delhi Traffic Police chief Satyendra Garg has taken to the Facebook to highlight some judges and bureaucrats brazenly break ... Read more...

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Traffic violators must pay more: Delhi police chief


January 7th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Citing the successful implementation of lane driving during Commonwealth Games this year, Delhi Police Commissioner B K Gupta stressed that traffic violators must be ready to ... Read more...

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Hookers wear fluorescent jackets on Spanish highways for safety reasons


October 26th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Street prostitutes outside a Spanish town have been ordered by police to wear fluorescent jackets while working on the highway, so as to prevent road accidents.Officers have been ... Read more...

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Prostitutes in Spanish town to wear reflective vests


October 26th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Sex workers in a Spanish town have been told to wear reflective vests so that they are clearly visible to traffic, reducing the risk of accidents.Prostitutes at a ... Read more...

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Over 600 killed this year in Himachal accidents


August 21st, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) More than 600 people have been killed this year in various road accidents in Himachal Pradesh. Rash driving, overloading, untrained drivers and poor roads are among the factors ... Read more...

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Rawalpindi traffic cops impose Rs.50 mn in fines in 4 months


May 9th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, May 9 (IANS) The Rawalpindi traffic police fined a staggering 274,262 violators a hefty Rs.50 million ($594,000) in the first four months of the current year, it said Sunday. Chief Traffic ... Read more...

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Arnie’s wife not a ‘big fan’ of driving laws!


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 23 (ANI): When one is wife of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, traffic laws don't really matter.In the past few months, Schwarzenegger's wife Maria Shriver has been seen ... Read more...

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Arnie’s wife falls foul of California’s traffic laws again


October 27th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife Maria Shriver has again been caught violating California's traffic laws.TMZ.com has posted a video that shows her Cadillac Escalade parked in red zone as ... Read more...

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Slain student’s father slaps murder case against police


July 7th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, July 7 (IANS) The father of the 24-year-old MBA student Ranvir Singh, who was allegedly killed by police in a staged shootout in the Uttarakhand capital Friday, has registered a ... Read more...

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Motor sports fans are riskier drivers


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Those employing drivers for their cars most likely ensure that the persons they choose are sober and possess valid driving licences, but the findings of an Australian study ... Read more...

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Delhi Police double number of traffic motorcycles, PCR vehicles


February 16th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday doubled its existing fleet of 200 traffic police motorcycles and 50 multi-tasking Police Control Room (PCR) vehicles presently deployed to chase and prosecute traffic ... Read more...

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Apex court disapproves of its judge’s remark


April 8th, 2008 - 11:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday disapproved of remarks from one of its judges questioning the utility of public interest lawsuits (PILs) in serving popular causes. A bench of ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves verdict on road safety measures


April 1st, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on a public interest lawsuit seeking directions to the central and state governments to undertake comprehensive traffic safety measures to ... Read more...

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Brit Conservative MP David Cameron broke four road laws in 22 minutes


March 22nd, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition in the UK, David Cameron, broke four road laws in just 22 minutes, and is being given ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikh’s helmet verdict on March 6


February 20th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Toronto, Feb 20 (IANS) A Canadian court will give its verdict March 6 whether a turbaned Sikh can be exempted from wearing a helmet for driving motorcycle. Brampton-based Baljinder Singh Badesha, who ... Read more...

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A few tips to lead a greener lifestyle


January 13th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Want to live an environment friendly lifestyle without creating a hole in your pocket? Well, you can refer to Matt Malten, assistant vice chancellor for campus sustainability at ... Read more...

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