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On an average, the department issues 400 challans to traffic violators everyday.(HT PHOTO)

New motor vehicles bill likely to bring relief from Ludhiana traffic chaos, say experts

By Amarpal Singh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 10:33 PM IST
89,580 challans for violations were issued from January 1 to July 31 this year

Don’t speed, Mumbai traffic police want you to ‘slow down’

By Megha Sood
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 01:30 AM IST
According to traffic police, the number of black spots or accident-prone spots on highways has increased to 58 from 39 after the city witnessed 466 deaths in accidents in 2017
In 2017, Mumbai, Pune, Nashik and Nagpur were among the top 50 cities that saw road accidents, according to a report prepared by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.(Hindustan Times)
In 2017, Mumbai, Pune, Nashik and Nagpur were among the top 50 cities that saw road accidents, according to a report prepared by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.(Hindustan Times)

Maharashtra traffic police to spend Rs 50 crore on high-tech equipment for road safety

Hindustan Times | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 11:31 AM IST
The traffic department will get 32 vehicles, 90 speed guns, 658 breath analysers (alco-meters), 2,070 body-worn cameras and 425 car dashboard cameras, among others
The first quarter of this year also witnessed a sharp decline in road accidents with 1,070 accidental deaths were reported compared to 1,134 during the same period last year.(HT File)
The first quarter of this year also witnessed a sharp decline in road accidents with 1,070 accidental deaths were reported compared to 1,134 during the same period last year.(HT File)

Punjab records 15.7% decline in road fatalities in 2017

Press Trust of India, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 07:53 PM IST
Punjab witnessed 4,278 deaths due to road accidents in 2017, as against 5,077 fatalities in 2016
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