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Road Safety
West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.19

Signage key to safe drive

A majority of road accidents in the city can be attributed to factors beyond the control of a driver. Speaking at a traffic sensitisation workshop organised by the state transport department as part o...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.19

Action against rash drivers must be sustained over time

A lot of problems are surmountable if there is a mix of imagination and political will in devising their solutions. In the absence of these factors, the same problems can persist and even worsen over ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.19

Using city roads is a danger to life and limb

Roads in India cannot be called very safe. In 2016, the annual report of road accidents in Indian cities with populations over 50 million from the ministry of road transport and highways placed Calcut...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 02.02.20

Amazing car race held in Guwahati

The second edition of Yi Amazing Race, presented by Mercedes-Benz and organised by Young Indians (Yi), Guwahati chapter, was flagged off on Sunday from Mercedes-Benz, Axom Motors at National Highway 3...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.01.20

Road-safety alert at liquor shops

Tipplers, learn about the risks of drunken driving from liquor shops.In a unique move during the ongoing road safety week celebrations, East Singhbhum district administration has ordered all liquor sh...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

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North East  /  Published 30.12.19

Hailakandi meet on road safety

Altogether 137 accidents were reported between January and November this year, resulting in 39 deaths and 186 injuries, in Hailakandi district of south Assam. This was revealed in a meeting of the Dis...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Odisha  /  Published 01.12.18

Bhubaneswar wears festive hat

The local urban development authority has painted the entire Madhusudan Marg in checker pattern to ready the street for the ongoing .FEST. But road safety experts feel that the pattern poses a severe ...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.18

TCS techie dies in night crash on Calcutta road

A motorcyclist was killed when he rammed into a crash barrier on a road in New Town before hitting the divider late on Wednesday.Subham Kohiwale, 23, a software engineer with Tata Consultancy Services...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.19

Rally raises walker rights in capital

Do pedestrians have any rights or should they be grateful they have not yet twisted their ankle on a pothole or been injured by a passing bike? A little-known social outfit Paidal Yatri Samaan Sadak A...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Drive minus helmet at own risk

The traffic wing of the district police will resume helmet-checking drives in the steel city soon.Such checks were being carried out but on a lower scale till October end because of inadequate police ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpdur


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