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Get real-time traffic updates from Delhi Police's Facebook Live feed

24 Jan 2019

Get real-time traffic updates from Delhi Police's Facebook Live feed

The next worse thing after Delhi's pollution is the traffic congestion, which makes commuting really difficult.

90% Indians don't secure their children with seat belts

12 Jan 2019

90% Indians don't secure their children with seat belts

In what may not come as a shock to many, nine out of 10 Indians don't secure their children with seat belts while traveling in four-wheelers thus putting them at risk, according to a study.

#PolicyExplainer: Everything you should know about government's Suraksha Bima Yojana

31 Dec 2018

#PolicyExplainer: Everything you should know about government's Suraksha Bima Yojana

Having a personal accident and disability insurance cover has become a necessity for financial security in case of disability or death in road accidents.

To promote road-safety, Kerala cops recreate Beatles' 'Abbey Road' cover

31 Dec 2018

To promote road-safety, Kerala cops recreate Beatles' 'Abbey Road' cover

With many cops in the country coming up with humorous and witty posts on social media to give civic lessons to citizens, the Kannavalam Police in Kerala have joined the bandwagon.

Caught-on-cam: Driver breaks rule, doesn't stop, drags traffic-cop on bonnet

20 Dec 2018

Caught-on-cam: Driver breaks rule, doesn't stop, drags traffic-cop on bonnet

In yet another incident which highlights road rage in Delhi/NCR, a driver dragged a traffic cop on his car's bonnet for 100 meters after he was pulled up for breaking the rule.

Deaths caused by potholes in last 5 years unacceptable: SC

06 Dec 2018

Deaths caused by potholes in last 5 years unacceptable: SC

In the last five years, over 14,926 people got killed across India in accidents due to potholes on roads.

South Africa: 27 people killed in road crash, 4 injured

20 Oct 2018

South Africa: 27 people killed in road crash, 4 injured

At least 27 people were killed on Friday in a road crash in South Africa's northern Limpopo province after a truck swerved into oncoming traffic when its tire burst, a local minister said.

After Yamraj, Lord Ganesha now prods Bengalureans to wear helmets

30 Jul 2018

After Yamraj, Lord Ganesha now prods Bengalureans to wear helmets

Last week a pot-bellied Lord Ganesha was seen roaming on Bengaluru streets, a fortnight after Yamraj's visit to the city.

Indian Road Accidents: At least 410 people die every day

25 Apr 2017

Indian Road Accidents: At least 410 people die every day

With the world's most unsafe roads and most people defying traffic rules, driving in India has become dangerous.