12 Sep 2019
BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which governs a large part of the country, has been embarrassed by its own Chief Ministers.
08 Sep 2019
Truck driver fined Rs. 86,500 under new Motor Vehicle Act
In a bizarre piece of news, a truck driver in the Sambalpur district of Odisha was fined a whopping Rs. 86,500 for traffic violations.
05 Sep 2019
In Delhi, cops to pay double-penalty for violating traffic laws
The new traffic laws, which levy heavy penalty on offenders, has turned out to be a double whammy for police personnel in Delhi.
02 Sep 2019
Congress-governed Rajasthan and MP won't implement new Motor Vehicles Act
The new Motor Vehicles Act, aimed at making roads safer for Indians, came into being on Sunday, September 1.
01 Sep 2019
New #MotorVehicleAct: Rs. 1,000 for jumping red light, and more
Heftier penalties and fines for traffic rule violations come into force today across the country as 63 clauses of the newly-amended Motor Vehicle Act will be implemented from Sunday.
26 Mar 2019
Mumbai's car density surpasses that of Delhi's by five times
Mumbai has become the most car-congested city in India with a density of 510 private cars for every kilometer of road, compared to 108 of Delhi's, said Maharashtra transport department.
04 Feb 2019
Mumbaikars can now report traffic offenses using this app
Making better use of technology, Mumbai Police has brought forward a new mobile application for Mumbaikars to upload live images of traffic violations such as people driving without helmets, or talking on the phone while driving.
20 Jan 2019
Hyderabad police now sends letters to drunk driver's HR head
Drunk driving is one of the most common causes of accidents in India and the traffic police have been coming up with new tactics to prevent such mishaps.
11 Jan 2019
Ganjam Police starts using digital system to collect MV fines
The Odisha police have started using the digital system in Ganjam district for collection of fine from the offenders of motor vehicles (MV) rules.
01 Jan 2019
#NewYearsEve: More than 500 charged in drink-and-drive cases in Delhi
Over 500 drunken revelers, most of them youngsters were penalized by the Delhi Police on New Year's Eve, officials said today.
24 Dec 2018
Kolkata Police offers discounts upto 65% for unpaid traffic fines
Kolkatans, if you haven't yet paid your traffic dues, do it now, as the city police is offering a discount up to 65% if you settle your pending dues.
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.
22 Nov 2018
Bengaluru: It's either emptying pockets or jail-term for footpath riders
After multiple campaigns, drives and even steps like cancelling licenses failed to curb the menace of footpath riders, Bengaluru Police has now decided on a sterner action.
05 Sep 2018
Watch: Ranveer Singh getting angry at man for rash-driving
A video of Bollywood's live-wire Ranveer Singh abusing a man has surfaced on the Internet and has got everyone talking.
26 Aug 2018
Hugo Lloris charged with drunk driving, might lose Tottenham captaincy
On Friday, France's World Cup winning captain, Hugo Lloris, was charged with drunk driving at Gloucester Place in Central London.
24 Aug 2018
This 57-year-old Gurugram businessman manages traffic every day, selflessly
It was in 2011 that this businessman realized how bad Gurugram traffic is and decided to do something about it.
14 Aug 2018
Bengaluru: Yamraj does Kiki, only to warn you against it!
That the Kiki challenge, which entails you to dance beside a slowly-moving car, has gone viral is no news. It is also a no-brainer that it's extremely dangerous.
13 Aug 2018
Blue or orange? Vehicles in Delhi-NCR to soon be color-labeled
The SC has accepted a proposal by the road transport and highways ministry to color-label vehicles depending on the fuel they use.
12 Aug 2018
Independence Day: Traffic restrictions in Delhi from Monday
Traffic restrictions will be in place for Independence Day function at the Red Fort and on its full dress rehearsal tomorrow.
11 Aug 2018
Why are Salman, Aaditya Thackeray on Mumbai Police's offenders' list?
Some of the so-called celebrities and known personalities, who earn in crores, have shown stinginess in not paying fines for breaking traffic rules.
02 Aug 2018
Delhi HC slams government, police for not regularizing jam-causing e-rickshaws
The Delhi HC slammed the state police and government yesterday, asking them why e-rickshaws are still plying on roads they have been prohibited from.
31 Jul 2018
Delhi: SC asks police chief for timeline to clear traffic-bottlenecks
The Supreme Court yesterday directed the Delhi Police Commissioner, Amulya Patnaik, to come out with a timeline for removing traffic bottlenecks at 77 congested corridors in Delhi and also asked him to deal with impounded vehicles lying at police stations.
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.
28 Jul 2018
SRK lauds Assam Police for using his pose for road-safety
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has appreciated the use of his signature romantic pose of outstretched arms by the Assam Police to create traffic awareness in the state.
19 Jul 2018
Delhi HC mandates number-plates for all cars, even for president
Addressing the rampant VIP culture in the country, the Delhi HC has ruled that all vehicles plying on the roads, whether they belong to the common man or the president, must be registered and display number plates.
15 Jul 2018
Potholes killed 10 people daily in 2017. Terrorism killed 2
Judging by fresh data released by the states, Indians should fear potholes more than they do terrorists.
14 Jul 2018
120 trucks entering Delhi fined for overloading this month
In a drive conducted earlier this month against overloaded commercial vehicles entering the national capital, Delhi Transport Department and the NHAI imposed fines on 120 trucks.
11 Jul 2018
Bengaluru Police hires 'Yamraj' to deliver road safety message
Bengalureans were surprised to see a mace-wielding 'Yamraj' on the roads yesterday, stopping helmet-less two-wheeler drivers.
05 Jul 2018
Kerala Governor pays fine for speed-limit violation by official car
Kerala Governor P Sathasivam has asked his office to remit the requisite fine for violation of speed-limit by his official vehicle two months ago, exercising a sobering effect on the "high-profile" violators of the traffic rule.
01 May 2018
Delhi traffic police now has 319 'sentinels' working for them
While launching 'traffic sentinel scheme' as part of National Road Safety Week-2018, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik made a special mention of a certain Ganga Ram.
19 Apr 2018
Commercial driving licenses not required for driving taxis, autos
Commercial driving licenses will not be required henceforth for driving taxis, three-wheelers, e-rickshaws, and two wheelers (for food delivery, transport services etc.), the government has announced.
24 Mar 2018
Why doesn't Delhi fine its drunk women drivers?
In the last five years, no woman has been fined for driving intoxicated in Delhi.
16 Mar 2018
Mumbai: Use 'push-buttons,' stop traffic at junctions for easy crossing
To ease crossing of busy roads and junctions for pedestrians, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has installed 'push buttons' at major traffic junctions on Wednesday.
03 Mar 2018
Delhi holi: 1,918 booked for drunk driving; 9,300 booked overall
Delhi police's increased security and scrutiny on the day of Holi brought results, apparently.
15 Feb 2018
Fresh trouble disrupts Kapil Sharma's new beginning
Fresh troubles have caught up to Kapil Sharma who seemed to have moved past the bad phase with the announcement of his comeback show. The ace comedian just recently started making news for the right reasons but is now back under the dubious spotlight.
15 Feb 2018
Railway Minister's plan to take '50% cars' off Delhi's roads
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has a plan to take send "50% cars off the roads" in Delhi: revive the long-neglected ring rail and link it with Delhi Metro services.
05 Feb 2018
Delhi drafts policy for removing vehicles older than 15 years
Delhi is gearing up to become India's first city with an "end of vehicle life" policy as it works on draft rules to remove all vehicles older than 15 years from roads.
30 Jan 2018
Delhi police to launch drive against traffic offenders
Delhi Police is all set to launch its zero tolerance drive against traffic offenders from February 1.
26 Jan 2018
#DontAppAndDrive: Mumbai Police gives driving lessons to Mumbaikars
Mumbai Police has time and again tried to spread awareness messages to the residents, with a pinch of humor and wit.
23 Jan 2018
Long jams in Delhi as traffic restrictions implemented for R-Day
As traffic restrictions ahead of Republic Day were enforced in Delhi, jams erupted at various places.