Poonam Pandey, glamour model and cine artist was booked by Mumbai Police for violating the Corona virus lockdown regulations. Her BMW luxury car was seized.
India recorded around 600 road crashes during the first 40 days of the ongoing nationwide lock down, with 30% of the victims being migrants returning home, reveals study.
Women are regarded as ‘’safer” drivers and less likely to be in a road accident. Even though all motorists need to be alert and cautious, female drivers, unfortunately, have to be even more vigilant in order to avoid falling prey to criminal acts such as hijacking, intimidation, sexual assault or worse.
Italy has demanded that children’s car seats be fitted with an alarm, so parents do not forget they have left their babies strapped inside hot cars, after a spate of infant deaths. According to a report in Daily Mail, Danilo Toninelli, Minister of Transport, said that by making a minor change to legislation, and enforcing the […]
Potholes took a deadly toll in 2017, claiming almost 10 lives daily with annual fatalities in the country adding up to 3,597 a more than 50% rise over the toll for 2016. Maharashtra recorded a doubling of deaths year on year — disheartening evidence road safety remains a casualty in India. Transport and traffic experts, however, blame it on […]
Helmets are always a good idea. They are one of the oldest forms of protective equipment on earth, having been worn by the Akkadians/Sumerians in the 23rd century BC, the Mycenaean Greeks since the 17th century BC and beyond. Today helmets have become significantly more advanced and are now utilized for far more than just […]
I start this article by an old proverb ‘God helps those who help themselves’. Probably you will understand why after reading the article below. Over the years, we have seen different approaches and initiatives by traffic department, cops, NGOs to encourage use of helmet among two-wheeler riders. Now, the Odisha police are trying out yet another. […]
Regular commuters or non-bikers, have a lot of misconceptions about motorcycles and motorcycle riding and in a country like India, you will come across many. Sometimes, the biggest misconceptions about riding come from riders themselves! We list down 5 things which only a DUMB biker will say !! 1) Wearing gear is pointless, you’re gonna die if […]
Road rage has no definition. It is the impulsive reaction that may vary depending on the situation. It may be rude gestures, verbal insults, physical threats or dangerous driving methods targeted toward another driver in an effort to intimidate or release frustration. Some define road rage as intermittent explosive disorder – Individuals with this disorder often […]
Like any high velocity sport, riding a motorcycle has the potential to cause life threatening injuries including shock, head, neck and spinal damage, profuse blood loss, traumatic wounds, burns, fractures and unconsciousness. Immediate first aid is critical and has the potential to make a big the difference to the outcomes for a casualty. With the […]
A late-night car race by 3 Bengaluru teens ended in the death of one on Sunday. Two others were injured. All three vehicles and a mini-truck were involved in a pile-up on Hosur Road Elevated Expressway. The police have filed cases against the teenagers as well as their fathers. The men have been arrested. The boys, students of the […]
The Delhi government is soon going to start video-recording the practical tests for issuing licence to unskilled drivers, both for commercial and private vehicle use. The AAP government informed the Delhi high court on Friday that it had agreed to the court’s suggestion to record practical tests taken by applicants as a step to prevent […]
Mahindra XUV500 belonging to BJPlegislator Sardar Tara Singh rammed into a traffic police chowki on the Mulund Link Road injuring the driver and a police constable late on Thursday night. The police chowki was completely damaged. The car was being driven by the legislator’s driver, Mahendra Gupta, who had dropped Singh at his Mulund residence and was […]
Running a red light is the worst part. It is one of the most dangerous driving manoeuvres possible, and puts your life and those of others at risk. It is estimated that at most traffic signals, a driver runs a red light every 20 minutes, which means there are three potentially serious or fatal collisions being risked […]
With the rise in number of road accidents on Indian roads, ISIHMA (ISI helmet manufacturer association) has demanded that the Government of India make Helmet compulsory for all riders in India. According to a report by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways that marks a 9.42 percent increase in road accidents over the last 11 years. […]
In yet another incident of VVIP apathy, an ambulance was stopped by police to make way for the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s convoy. The Chief Minister was reportedly coming from the airport. The video of the incident shows police officers stopping an ambulance to allow Palaniswami’s convoy pass through a busy street. “Let the ambulance go” […]
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Darshan Nagpal, allegedly stopped the ambulance for half an hour as it rammed into his vehicle on August 5 in Haryana’s Fatehabad district resulting in the death of the patient who could not get timely treatment. The patient, Naveen Soni, 42-year-old, lost his life as the ambulance reached the hospital late. […]
Traffic police sub-inspector M L Nijalingappa, a traffic cop deployed at Bengaluru’s Trinity Circle did something that others of his department would think twice before attempting. The traffic police officer was rewarded for his act later. Nijalingappa, who is attached to Ulsoor Traffic police station, was deployed at Trinity Circle on the special duty for […]
A video of Chandigarh based bike stunt girl, Ravinder Kaur alias Ruby, performing risky stunts on her motorbike was viral on social media. However, the stunt video also cost her dear as she was fined Rs 3000 for doing stunts on a highway. Though Ruby has been doing bike stunts from last decade but the […]
Before your Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebration begins it is imperative to plan your night so that you make it home safely. The nights of coming days will be full of fun and celebrations. While it’s no secret that many will enjoy a few drinks and party well before and after the big countdown to 2017, […]