Road Fatalities

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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Delhi to make helmets must for women

NEW DELHI: Women travelling on two-wheelers in the city may soon have to wear a helmet by law. The transport department has proposed to amend the law that exempts them from wearing protective gear after a direction from Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung ... [Published Times of India - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Wagin motorists warned on double demerits

DOUBLE demerit penalties will now apply to motorists who illegally use their mobile phones while driving. DOUBLE demerit penalties will now apply to motorists who illegally use their mobile phones while driving and for red light traffic breaches during ... [Published Wagin Argus - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Double demerits a deterrent

MORE patience and better decision-making are the virtues local police want Rockingham and Kwinana drivers to display on the roads this Easter long weekend.Operation Crossroads is running over the April school holidays, including the Easter and Anzac Day ... [Published InMyCommunity - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Thai roads deadly? It's worse than you think

Re: "", Editorial, April 16. Your annual editorial on road deaths/accidents, dutifully printed every Songkran, always seems to omit a salient fact: Thailand has the second-highest number of road fatalities on our planet, as measured per 100,000 of the ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Traffic cops get into gear for Easter

Authorities promise to be out in full force across the country this coming long weekend as the Easter road safety campaigns get underway.ZERO TOLERANCE IN GAUTENGIn Gauteng, Joburg Metro police department (JMPD) officers kicked off their campaign on Wednesday, ... [Published South Africa Star - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Motorists urged to be cautious over Easter

Pretoria – Motorists have been urged to exercise caution on the roads over the Easter weekend."Last week, we launched our Easter long weekend campaign in Kimberly, urging every citizen to take personal responsibility for what happens on the road.“As government, ... [Published SAnews.gov.za - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Drivers to be tested like pilots

She said such a move would play a key role in meeting a UN plan that countries halve road fatalities by 2020."Pilots undergo medical check-ups. We have many people who are driving our buses, trains and trucks who are not examined frequently. In the aviation ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

AfintaPart donates R200,000 in car seats

Leading Midas-owned truck parts distributor, AfintaPart, has donated 150 booster car seats to the Wheel Well store, a road safety NPO, in Brightwater Commons Shopping Centre, Randburg. The donation is equal to R200,000.Releasing road death statistics ... [Published Biz Community - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

MEC urges health checks

Gauteng Health MEC, Hope Papo, urges drivers to know their health status before embarking on long journeys to be with their families or attend church services this upcoming weekend.Carmen Norton | 16 April 2014Be the first to comment“In order to minimise ... [Published Boksburg Advertiser - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fears road deaths rose as traffic corps cut

And if a connection is established, they want the commissioner to take immediate action to tackle the problem of falling numbers deployed on traffic duties.The annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors in Killarney, Co Kerry, ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Gaybo warns of more road deaths with garda cutbacks

ROAD Safety Authority chairman Gay Byrne has complained that reduced Garda traffic patrols means motorists are "breaking the rules", highlighting texting by drivers as being particularly "insidious".Also in this sectionScheme brings 48 jobs EU overhaul ... [Published Evening Herald - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

New Campaign Aims to Curb Teen Road Deaths

Aussie-driver.com launches "Be Safer, Drive Smarter" campaign ahead of deadly Easter periodLeading online driver educational learning website, Aussie-driver.com is today launching a public service campaign in a bid to raise awareness of Australia’s tragic ... [Published NewsMaker - Apr 16 2014]

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"In politics, he was an implacable leader; in law, a committed advocate" Najib said in his blog at www.1malaysia.com.my
Said Delhi transport commissioner Gyanesh Bharti, "The policy has been sent to the Election Commission for approval. Once the notification comes out, a month will be given to people to come up with suggestions and objections. We will implement the policy only after due process."
"We don't want anybody to lose a loved one on our roads over the Anzac and Easter holidays."
"I have instructed traffic police to spare no effort in ridding our roads of people who pose a danger to other road users. This includes people driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, people driving at break-neck speeds, unlicensed or fraudulently licensed drivers, unroadworthy and overloaded vehicles, etc."

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Delhi government says women pillion riders must... [Published Rush Lane - 1 hour ago]
Ford shows big risks attached to drink driving [Published Galway Advertiser - 4 hours ago]
Najib: Karpal a formidable opponent [Published Asiaone - 8 hours ago]
Delhi to make helmets must for women [Published Times of India - 14 hours ago]
Wagin motorists warned on double demerits [Published Wagin Argus - 14 hours ago]
Double demerits a deterrent [Published InMyCommunity - 15 hours ago]
Thai roads deadly? It's worse than you think [Published The Nation - Thailand - 17 hours ago]
Motorists urged to be cautious over Easter [Published SAnews.gov.za - Apr 17 2014]
AfintaPart donates R200,000 in car seats [Published Biz Community - Apr 17 2014]
MEC urges health checks [Published Boksburg Advertiser - Apr 17 2014]
Bold Initiatives towards safer roads and driver... [Published ListFree.Org - Apr 17 2014]
Easter-Anzac Day messages and warnings issued [Published Australasian Transport News - Apr 17 2014]
Traffic cops get into gear for Easter [Published South Africa Star - Apr 17 2014]
Drivers to be tested like pilots [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 17 2014]
Fears road deaths rose as traffic corps cut [Published Irish Independent - Apr 17 2014]
Plunket: Keep kiwi kids safe in cars this Easte... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 17 2014]
Be patient and survive [Published Latrobe Valley Express - Apr 17 2014]
Driver Distraction a Growing Peril on Canada’s ... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 17 2014]
Motorists urged to be cautions on the road this... [Published SABC - Apr 16 2014]
Gaybo warns of more road deaths with garda cutb... [Published Evening Herald - Apr 16 2014]
A "good story to tell" just ideological fog - N... [Published Politicsweb - Apr 16 2014]
MEC Hope Papo urges road users to be cautious d... [Published South African Government - Apr 16 2014]
Chattanooga Police Get State Grant for Road Saf... [Published WGOW 1150 AM - Apr 16 2014]
Driver First Assist founder talks road safety a... [Published Automotive PR - Apr 16 2014]
CADAs Santucci calls again for roadside sobriet... [Published Royal Gazette - Apr 16 2014]
Study sought on link between road deaths and ga... [Published Irish Times - Apr 16 2014]
Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of d... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 16 2014]
European Parliament approves eCall infrastructure [Published International Fleet World - Apr 16 2014]
Passengers Must Help Enforce Speed Limits - Min... [Published Peace FM - Apr 16 2014]
Concern over reduction in Garda Traffic Corps [Published RTE Online - Apr 16 2014]
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Thailand’s ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ of the Songkr... [Published Global Voices in English - Apr 13 2014]
Songkran celebration in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Photo by Panupong Roopyai, Copyright @Demotix (4/12/2014) Songkran Festival, Thailand’s traditional New Year celebrated every April, is popularly associated with water events, family reunions, and various ...
In the U.K. Road Deaths Dropped 21% between 200... [Published Releases from RealWire - Feb 11 2014]
Elegant E-Learning teaches road safety with TopTests.co.ukIn 2009 there were 2,222 deaths on UK roads, but by 2012 that number had dropped to 1,754. Elegant E-Learning believes that its DSA mock test website, Toptests.co.uk, was one of many contributing ...
I was put in jail for posting a comedy sketch o... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 09 2014]
Dubaians are a dynamic, international group with a lot of talent. The government should not silence them completely In January 2014, I was released from a maximum-security prison in the middle of a desert in the United Arab Emirates. I had been imprisoned ...
Giving the Streets Back to People - A Road to a... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jan 29 2014]
Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC Recently, the severe air pollution in New Delhi, India, has been getting significant media attention . Yet New Delhi is far from alone. Hundreds of millions of people in cities around ...
Report: NHTSA says road fatalities up 3.3% in 2012 [Published Autoblog - Nov 15 2013]
Filed under: Safety The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has crunched the numbers, and its data says that 2012 was a deadlier year for US motorists than 2011, with a 3.3-percent increase in road fatalities. 33,561 people were killed, ...
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