Bihar Man Fined For Not Wearing Helmet Tries To Commit Suicide: Police

The police said the man was found not wearing the helmet while riding his vehicle. Purnea:  A man poured petrol and tried to light himself on fire after a fine was imposed on him for not wearing a helmet under the new Motor Vehicles Act in Bihar’s Purnea, the police said on Friday. The police … Read moreBihar Man Fined For Not Wearing Helmet Tries To Commit Suicide: Police

Rajasthan: Jhunjunu cops are issuing ‘I am safe’ certificates, saving lives

Citizens who follow traffic rules being felicitated by the police in Jhunjhunu by issuing ‘I am safe’ certificates. (Express) In the past month, more than 150 residents of Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan have been rewarded a new kind of certificates by the district police. The so-called “I am safe” certificates are being given to commuters … Read moreRajasthan: Jhunjunu cops are issuing ‘I am safe’ certificates, saving lives

Noida Cops Deny Thrashing Journalist Who Said They Violated Traffic Rules

The journalist alleged that the two policemen on their motobike thrashed him and broke his phone too Noida:  A journalist alleged that he was assaulted by two policemen in Noida when he cautioned them to be careful while riding a motorcycle on the wrong side of the road, that too without helmets. The Noida Police … Read moreNoida Cops Deny Thrashing Journalist Who Said They Violated Traffic Rules

Gujarat To Karnataka, BJP States Lead Charge Against New Traffic Fines

Many states have sought changes in the new traffic rules on “humanitarian” grounds. New Delhi:  Days after the Union Government prescribed steep penalties for traffic offenders under an amended law, a number of states across the country have decided to slash them in their respective jurisdictions on “humanitarian” grounds. Ironically, leading the charge in this … Read moreGujarat To Karnataka, BJP States Lead Charge Against New Traffic Fines

President gives assent to Motor Vehicles Bill

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday gave assent to the the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which will tighten road traffic regulations such as issuance of driving licence and impose stricter penalties for violations in an attempt to improve road safety. Earlier this week, Parliament had given nod to the legislation. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) … Read morePresident gives assent to Motor Vehicles Bill

Signage not ready, new RTR flyover will not open this month

Airport-bound commuters from south Delhi and Noida will have to wait till the first week of July to ride on the newly constructed 2.7 km flyover running parallel to the operational Rao Tula Ram (RTR) flyover as the facility will not be opened this month, a senior official of the public works department (PWD) official … Read moreSignage not ready, new RTR flyover will not open this month

Shoppers double in walkable Karol Bagh

Shoppers are loving the new Karol Bagh — a once congested market, which has now been turned into a pedestrian zone with benches for shoppers to sit, ornamental lights and plants on road sides. A Delhi Traffic Police assessment shows that the footfall to this popular market in central Delhi has almost doubled. Officials said … Read moreShoppers double in walkable Karol Bagh

60 rescued after store room catches fire in Jeevan Deep building

As many as 60 people working in Jeevan Deep building had to be evacuated after a fire broke out in a store room on the fourth floor on Friday evening. No one was injured in the incident. Fire officers said the building’s no objection certificate had expired. According to the officers from the Delhi Fire … Read more60 rescued after store room catches fire in Jeevan Deep building

For 2 weekends, CP’s inner circle to go traffic-free

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is all set to make the inner circle of Connaught Place pedestrian-only. As a pilot step, the civic agency will make the inner circle out of bounds to vehicular traffic for the last weekend of June and the first weekend of July. “We have held meetings with all stakeholders, … Read moreFor 2 weekends, CP’s inner circle to go traffic-free

Man who ploughed through crowded street in car nabbed

Police on Thursday arrested the driver of the car which ploughed through a crowd of hundreds of people who had come out of two mosques after offering namaz on Eid in east Delhi’s Khureji Khas on Wednesday morning. His woman friend , who was allegedly in the car, has also been arrested. Police said the … Read moreMan who ploughed through crowded street in car nabbed

Speeding car injures traffic constable in Kapashera, driver flees

A Delhi traffic police constable on duty was severely injured after an allegedly speeding car hit him when he and his colleagues flagged down the vehicle for speeding at a check-point in southwest Delhi’s Kapashera on Thursday morning. The errant driver of the Hyundai Verna managed to flee the accident spot in the vehicle, the … Read moreSpeeding car injures traffic constable in Kapashera, driver flees

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