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Road Safety Awareness

Five Dead, 2 Injured In Autorickshaw-Truck Collision In Jalna District (Representative Image)

Five Dead, 2 Injured In Autorickshaw-Truck Collision In Jalna District

The incident took place at 4:30pm when the autorickshaw was heading to Jafrabad and was hit by a truck coming in the opposite direction near a ginning factory, an official said.

17 October 2022

Freeway Francis – The Traffic Safety Crusader of Ghaziabad

Freeway Francis – The Traffic Safety Crusader of Ghaziabad

For last fourteen years, Dorris Francis has been managing traffic at a Ghaziabad intersection near the spot her daughter was killed.


NHAI To Ensure Greenery Along Highways, Says Gadkari

Expressing concern over the deaths in road accidents, he said that before the end of 2024 efforts would be made to reduce the number of fatalities and accidents on roads by 50 per cent.


The sudden and unexpected demise of former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry, and KPMG director, Jehangir Pandole, in a high-speed car crash on September 4, 2022, has brought to light the significance of wearing of seatbelts for rear seat passengers of a car.

Cryus Mistry Car Crash: Claim Rules May Change Over Compulsory Seatbelt, Say Experts

At present, there is no law which states that not wearing seatbelts would lead to denial of insurance claims in case of death or injury. But now, with increasing demand for wearing of seatbelts to be made mandatory for rear...

13 September 2022

Raghvendra Kumar - The Helmet Man of India

Raghvendra Kumar - The Helmet Man of India

Raghvendra Kumar won the Asian Excellence Award in 2022 for his hard work on spreading traffic safety awareness.


Union minister Nitin Gadkari

Road Safety A Major Challenge For Developing Countries: Gadkari

"Road safety is a major concern across the world and has become a challenge for the developing countries like India," the road transport and highways minister said.

07 March 2022

Akshay Kumar in road safety ad

Akshay Kumar’s Road Safety Slammed For Allegedly Promoting Dowry, Gets Called ‘Disgusting, Problematic’

Akshay Kumar's latest advertisement about the importance of six airbags in cars has now received backlash from social media users. 

12 September 2022

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Actor Hemant Birje And Wife Injured In Road Accident Near Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Actor Hemant Birje and his wife suffered minor injuries after their car met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.

13 January 2022

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28 December 2021
Road Accidents Claimed More Lives Than Covid-19 Death Toll In Noida: Official Data

Road Accidents Claimed More Lives Than Covid-19 Death Toll In Noida: Official Data

When the Police data of deaths due to road accidents in Noida and Greater Noida was compared with Uttar Pradesh health department's data of Covid-19 deaths, it...


18 October 2020
Maharashtra Records A Dip In Road Accidents In Last Three Years

Maharashtra Records A Dip In Road Accidents In Last Three Years

The state recorded 39,878 road accidents in 2016 and the number came down to 32,925 in 2019, according to Maharashtra highway police data.


09 December 2019
Deep Secrets Revealed! Why Yohan Blake Is Bitter About His Rivalry With Usain Bolt

Deep Secrets Revealed! Why Yohan Blake Is Bitter About His Rivalry With Usain Bolt

Yohan Blake, the youngest ever world 100 metres champion, blames coach Glen Mills for not letting him challenge Usain Bolt enough number of times. Was Bolt...


21 September 2019
Over 150 Deaths On Yamuna Expressway In 2019 Alone, Most Since 2012

Over 150 Deaths On Yamuna Expressway In 2019 Alone, Most Since 2012

According to the data, 2018 witnessed 659 road accidents, 1,388 injuries and 111 deaths, while 2017 had 763 accidents, 1,426 injuries and 146 deaths on the...


20 September 2019
Fines For Traffic Violations Shift To Top Gear But Where Are The Road Safety Reforms?

Fines For Traffic Violations Shift To Top Gear But Where Are The Road Safety Reforms?

Not just bad driving but road designs, pot holes and a contentious Motor Vehicles Act make India among the top rankers in road deaths. Experts say India should...


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20 September 2019
OPINION: Wrong Policies Will Lead To Thousands Of More Deaths On Indian Roads

OPINION: Wrong Policies Will Lead To Thousands Of More Deaths On Indian Roads

India will pay a heavy price for ignoring WHO's Report on Traffic Injury Prevention, writes Dinesh Mohan


11 September 2019
Truck Driver Fined Rs 1.41 Lakh For Overloading Under New MVA In Delhi

Truck Driver Fined Rs 1.41 Lakh For Overloading Under New MVA In Delhi

In July, parliament passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that came into effect on September 1 2019. It aims to tighten the traffic rules and...


04 September 2019
Remember The Potholes Bengaluru Artist 'Moonwalked' On? They Are Fixed Now -- Video

Remember The Potholes Bengaluru Artist 'Moonwalked' On? They Are Fixed Now -- Video

The BBMP has said the potholes on Tunganagar main road in the northwest suburb have been filled with mud, bitumen and asphalted by late afternoon, responding...


03 August 2019
Kerala Journalist Killed By Speeding Car Allegedly Driven By 'Drunk' IAS Officer

Kerala Journalist Killed By Speeding Car Allegedly Driven By 'Drunk' IAS Officer

The accident occurred when K.M. Basheer, 35, bureau chief of the 'Siraj' newspaper, was returning home on his two-wheeler at around 12.45 a.m. when the car...


16 February 2019
7 Things Hyundai’s Latest Road Safety Campaign Aims To Teach

7 Things Hyundai’s Latest Road Safety Campaign Aims To Teach

Road safety continues to be a big concern in India and carmakers participate in the discussion too


12 February 2019
'Where's Your Helmet?' Kiran Bedi Dons The Role Of Traffic Cop, Scolds Bikers For Not Wearing Helmets

'Where's Your Helmet?' Kiran Bedi Dons The Role Of Traffic Cop, Scolds Bikers For Not Wearing Helmets

Bedi also seen stopping an overcrowded auto-rickshaw and warning its driver, besides asking some passengers to get off.


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17 January 2019
1,500 Punekars Take Part In Ride In Support Of Helmet Rule

1,500 Punekars Take Part In Ride In Support Of Helmet Rule

The rally, which was held on Saturday, witnessed helmet-clad policemen and riders from various biking groups ride on Pune streets in support of the helmet rule


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