traffic rules

Bengal comes out with directives for cabs, auto rickshaws


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Concerned over complaints from the public against errant auto rickshaw and taxi drivers in the metropolis, the West Bengal government Tuesday came out with a list ... Read more...

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Road accidents killed 14,000 Russians in 2012


August 14th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 14,000 people have died in traffic accidents in Russia since the beginning of the year, police statistics show.More than 107,000 road accidents resulting in ... Read more...

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Woman kills five while rushing beau to hospital


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman, rammed her car into a group of pedestrians and killed five people outside Moscow, has admitted to drunk driving but claims she was ... Read more...

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Putin’s limousine invites traffic complaint


July 17th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS)Vladimir Putin, who dashed through the empty streets of Moscow on his inauguration day as Russian president in a black limousine without a front license plate, has ... Read more...

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Fatalities on Delhi’s top killer roads down by 60 percent


July 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Seventeen "killer roads" in the capital have seen a 60 percent decline in fatalities in the first half of the year, a top officer said ... Read more...

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‘1,300 black spots identified to tackle road accidents’


July 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) More than 1,300 "black spots" - or areas prone to fatal road accidents have been identified across the country - including in Aligarh, the Hero ... Read more...

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Cabs service for women launched in Gurgaon


June 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 1 (IANS) A taxi service exclusively for women and families was launched in this Delhi suburb Friday. The drivers will be women trained in martial arts.The Apra group ... Read more...

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Lucknow traffic cops stripped of power to issue challans


May 31st, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The Lucknow traffic police sub-inspectors have been stripped of their power to issue challans for violations of rules to drivers here.The orders were issued by Lucknow ... Read more...

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Putin cracks down on car sirens used by officials


May 19th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In an effort to quell public anger over the misuse of flashing lights on the country's roads, Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday slashed by almost ... Read more...

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Road accidents spiral in Bihar, kill 1,500


May 4th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 4 (IANS) Road accidents claimed more than 1,500 lives in Bihar in the first four months of this year, with negligent or drunk drivers being responsible for an ... Read more...

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Putin vows crackdown on traffic privileges


March 8th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister and president-elect Vladimir Putin has pledged to slash the number of official cars using flashing blue lights that allows them to ignore ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves amendments to motor vehicle act


March 1st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) In a bid to streamline implementation of traffic rules in the country, the cabinet Thursday approved the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2007 to increase penalties ... Read more...

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Delhi Traffic Police Facebook page has over a lakh followers


February 21st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Pivotal in providing traffic information and redressing related complaints, the Delhi Traffic Police's page on social networking site Facebook Tuesday crossed the one lakh ... Read more...

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Road accidents cost India $20 bn every year


February 19th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India suffers a staggering hit of Rs.1 lakh crore ($20 billion) every year due to road accidents, according to the International Road Federation (IRF), which ... Read more...

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V-day brings heavy security for Chandigarh


February 14th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Over 900 police personnel spread out over Chandigarh Tuesday - the reason? Security for the Valentine's Day.Police say they intend to stop any hooliganism that ... Read more...

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Delhi cops want higher penalties to end traffic woes


February 11th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Citing absence of effective laws to manage traffic, Delhi Police Saturday said the situation on city's roads could get worse if penalties for driving ... Read more...

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Army personnel booked for assaulting traffic constable (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 1 (IANS) Pune police Wednesday registered a complaint against over 30 army personnel for assaulting a traffic police constable here. The army has ordered an inquiry into the ... Read more...

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Army personnel booked for assaulting traffic constable


February 1st, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 1 (IANS) Pune police have registered a complaint against over 30 army personnel Wednesday, a day after they assaulted a traffic police constable here, an official said."Initially two ... Read more...

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Bangalore lawyers face criminal cases for traffic chaos


January 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 18 (IANS) A large number of Bangalore lawyers will face criminal cases for the massive traffic gridlock their protest created in the city, Karnataka police chief Shankar Bidari ... Read more...

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Partygoers play it safe this New Year’s Eve


December 29th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) "Play it Safe" seems to be the new mantra of partygoers this New Year's Eve. They may chant party, party and more party at year-end, ... Read more...

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Beijing car sales to plummet in 2011


December 24th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Car sales in Beijing will plummet from last year's 890,000 units to 400,000 units in 2011 because of the city's new traffic rules, experts say.Beijing adopted ... Read more...

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Religious twist to traffic rules has clerics fuming


December 24th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 23 (IANS) Over-zealous traffic police officials in Gurgaon have raised the hackles of religious leaders after they made traffic violators swear on their respective holy books that they ... Read more...

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Kris Marshall banned from driving for 6 months


November 11th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kris Marshall has been banned from driving for six months. The actor was punished for failing to submit to breathalyzer. This is not the first time ... Read more...

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Two fined for overtaking Advani’s convoy


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Satara (Maharashtra), Nov 3 (IANS) Two men were fined Thursday after they tried to overtake Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L. K. Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra convoy here, police ... Read more...

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38 die in Pakistan school bus accident


September 27th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 38 people were killed and some 70 injured Monday night when a bus packed with school children overturned while returning from a picnic in ... Read more...

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Himachal Police sings awareness tunes


September 20th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Police have just got a new weapon to counter social evils - it's caller tunes! Every caller on the mobile phone of a police ... Read more...

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‘Peaceful Anna protest a benchmark’


August 28th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare's "historic and peaceful protest" at Ramlila Maidan can serve as an excellent example of how to mobilise people in a democracy, ... Read more...

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Flipside of Anna’s movement: Traffic violations galore


August 24th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare may be fighting to wipe out corruption from society but what is drawing the ire of the police is the growing number ... Read more...

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Maintain decorum of movement, Kejriwal tells supporters


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social activist Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday urged Anna Hazare supporters to not break the law and maintain the "decorum" of the movement for a stronger anti-corruption ... Read more...

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One year on, Kerala’s Student Police Cadet already a success


August 1st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Initiated a year back in government schools to instil responsibility and social commitment in young minds, the Student Police Cadet (SPC) programme is fast catching the ... 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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Now college principals can issue learner’s driving licences in Punjab


July 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Getting a learner's driving licence just got easier in Punjab with the government authorising principals of colleges and other educational institutions to issue these to students ... Read more...

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Punjab allows principals to issue learner’s driving licence


July 8th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) In a first of its kind of decision in the country, the Punjab government Thursday allowed principals of colleges and other educational institutions to issue learner's ... Read more...

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Bangladesh minister trips over traffic jam


July 6th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Late by nearly half an hour in joining the House proceedings, Bangladesh Home Minister Sahara Khatun pleaded she was delayed by traffic congestion -- but she ... Read more...

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Chandigarh citizens haul up errant cops on Facebook


June 11th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) Chandigarh Police created its Facebook account earlier this week to enhance public participation in maintaining law and order. And its laudable efforts to harness social ... Read more...

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