Road Fatalities

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Name: Road Fatalities
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Fatal Vehicular Accident

A resident of Diamond became this country’s latest road fatality on the weekend.Police say 43-year-old Nigel John of Diamonds died after being involved in an accident at Ratho Mill.Reports indicate that John was a passenger in a white jeep, P1982 owned ... [Published NBC Radio - 7 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Actions to prevent road accidents must begin at schools

Peterson, who was speaking at an opening ceremony of the seminar under the theme "Road Accidents, Causes and Consequences", said the death toll caused by road fatality concerns not only the Government but also civil society, in general.In order to reverse ... [Published Angola Press - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Weekend shifts see traffic men kick back

THE Eastern Cape Transport Department has introduced a controversial shift system for its traffic officers which will see them work Saturday and Sunday as normal shifts in an attempt to stop paying officers an overtime allowance.However the plan has backfired, ... [Published Herald Live - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Not all freeway construction can be done at night

at 12:05 amSHOULDN’T FREEWAY WORK BE DONE AT NIGHT? That question comes from Dave Venus, who emails, “I was caught up in the massive traffic jam on eastbound Interstate 40 due to bridge work at 12th Street. … Why wasn’t this work done at night? For one ... [Published Albuquerque Journal - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Police committed to reducing road fatalities

16:52 TodayTaken from/By:Report by: Vosita KotoiwasawasaPolice Commissioner Ben Groenewald says he is concerned about the high road fatalities and he is committed to reducing the numbers.He made the comment at the opening of the dragger operator’s course ... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

RA solar panel stolen

NTOMBI NKOSIThe Johannesburg Road Agency (JRA) has installed CCTV cameras to curb theft of traffic signal assets and equipment at signalised intersections.Only last week a solar panel was stolen in Lenasia south of Johannesburg the matter is under investigation, ... [Published The New Age Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Summer slowdown

"When school is out we tend to have less traffic, and less traffic on the roads reduces crashes that can lead to injury or death. However, last year it just didn't work out that way."But traditionally, the less amount of travel on the roadways gives us ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

2014 road fatalities near 200 mark

Two persons were killed in motor vehicles crashes in the last 24 hours, pushing the number of road fatalities this year close to the 200 mark.The latest victims are 27-year-old Samora Grey of Victoria Street, in Kingston and 28-year-old Warren Graham, ... [Published Power 106 - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Demand in Rajya Sabha for comprehensive road safety law

New Delhi: Concerned at high road fatalities with India accounting for 10 per cent of such global deaths, a member in the Rajya Sabha on Friday demanded enactment of a comprehensive national road safety law.Raising the issue through special mention, Vijay ... [Published zeenews.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 4 reports

Road fatalities up 11 per cent

The National Road Safety Council is reporting an 11 per cent increase in the number of people killed in road accidents from January 1 to July 22, when compared to the similar period last year.The council says 175 persons were killed in accidents up to ... [Published Power 106 - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Mobile phones 'deadliest distraction' while driving

London, July 22 - A new poll has found that mobile phone use is the biggest cause of road fatalities.An AA poll of 18,000 members has shown that out of nearly 7,000 people, who admitted losing concentration, 548 reported a near-miss and 106 had crashed, ... [Published Topnews.in - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Gardaí miss target to cut road fatalities and property crime

Gardaí targeted almost 270 organised crime gangs last year in nearly 2,000 operations and intelligence investigations.More than €7m was demanded from crime bosses in 2013 and over €5m was collected and handed over to the State.However, gardaí failed to ... [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 22 2014]

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...Many new faces could be seen. Having missed the first two occasions, they made it a point to come this time. "My friends who came last week were full of praise for the initiative. This time, five of us came together from Noida. After aerobics, we cycled around Inner Circle, where we were joined by strangers. It didn't matter because it was so much fun" said Ankita Singh, a college student
"When school is out we tend to have less traffic, and less traffic on the roads reduces crashes that can lead to injury or death. However, last year it just didn't work out that way."
"There have been numerous minor accidents on that stretch, and a couple of months ago a truck turned over there" he added
Raising the issue through special mention, Vijay Jawaharlal Darda (Cong) said "India accounts for highest number of road accidents in the world, which is 10 per cent of the global figures. During the last 10 years 11 lakh persons died in road accidents while 55 lakh were either seriously injured or permanently crippled."

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Fatal Vehicular Accident [Published NBC Radio - 7 hours ago]
Actions to prevent road accidents must begin at... [Published Angola Press - 15 hours ago]
'Dropping dead is my retirement': the gold rush... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
Weekend shifts see traffic men kick back [Published Herald Live - 20 hours ago]
Not all freeway construction can be done at night [Published Albuquerque Journal - 22 hours ago]
Police committed to reducing road fatalities [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 23 hours ago]
Commitment to reduce road fatalities [Published Fiji Times - Jul 28 2014]
RA solar panel stolen [Published The New Age Online - Jul 28 2014]
City rises early to make Raahgiri a way of life [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
Summer slowdown [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jul 27 2014]
To err while driving is criminal [Published Arab News - Jul 26 2014]
2014 road fatalities near 200 mark [Published Power 106 - Jul 26 2014]
Horror as two riders are killed in motorbike crash [Published Evening Herald - Jul 26 2014]
Iran supports Iraq stability, security [Published Iran Daily - Jul 25 2014]
Demand in Rajya Sabha for comprehensive road sa... [Published zeenews.com - Jul 25 2014]
Demand in RS for comprehensive road safety law [Published Press Trust of India - Jul 25 2014]
Fleetmatics and Fleet Safety Institute Co-Autho... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 25 2014]
Jazan’s Ramadan road toll 21 [Published Arab News - Jul 25 2014]
You’re More Likely to Be Killed By Brain-Eating... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 24 2014]
You’re More Likely to Be Killed By Brain-Eating... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 24 2014]
61-y-o bus driver killed in St Ann crash [Published Jamaica Observer - Jul 24 2014]
Road safety must be an Eid priority for all mot... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 24 2014]
Road fatalities up 11 per cent [Published Power 106 - Jul 24 2014]
Number of road fatalities increase [Published RJR News Online - Jul 24 2014]
Speed cameras out, Big Brother in? [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
More road fatalities [Published Jamaica Observer - Jul 24 2014]
Road fatalities up by 12% [Published Irie FM - Jul 24 2014]
Locals front campaign [Published Norwest News - Jul 23 2014]
The deathly hush over accountability [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 23 2014]
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