Banerjee, Duflo in Rajasthan research paper: Better transfers, time off work can improve police performance
The husband-wife duo had co-authored a working paper on ‘Improving police performance in Rajasthan’, following a study conducted at 162 out of 800 police stations in the state.
Unable to understand opposition to new motor law, says Gadkari
Gadkari said he was unable to comprehend why drivers in Delhi were opposing th...
'Drug-driving' on the rise, but police have no answer
Now, as driving under the influence of illegal and prescription drugs rises, police fin...
Drunk drivers causing death may get 7 years in jail
The victims of road accidents caused by such uninsured vehicles face the risk of not getting compensation. Third party insurance is mandatory for every vehicle plying on roads.
Bihar's liquor ban results in over 60% reduction in road deaths due to drunk driving
Unpublished data accessed by TOI show that while 867 persons died in 2015 due to drunk driving in the state, fatalities reduced to 326 during 2016.
Soon, drunk drivers will not be eligible for insurance claims
The bill provides for stringent penalties, including jail term and suspension of driving licence, for offences such as juvenile driving, speeding, dangerous driving.
Road agencies may be booked for deaths caused by potholes
Road owning and maintaining agencies maybe penalised and booked under Indian Penal Code for fatalities caused due to poor road condition such as potholes and faulty design.
The after party economy: How some are making hangovers their business
Some are making business even after a party is over by providing drivers, who can take you back home safely, like the DriveU services.
Unsure after a few pegs if it is OK to drive? Soon, alco-booth will tell you
Getting behind the wheel after leaving a bar inebriated may soon become inexcusable, if an 'alcohol booth' is installed at every watering hole.
Hire a driver, party sans worry on New Year's eve
With drivers on hire for as less as Rs 300 for 4 hours, opting for the passenger seat and hopping to party destinations seems to be the cool thing to do.
Drunk drivers are a "lethal weapon", says Delhi court
The court said drunken driving has become a menace which may cause disabilities and fatalities having devastating effect on the victims.
Drunk drivers in Delhi may lose licence at 1st offence now
Traffic police have asked the transport department to suspend licences of first-time drunk driver as a deterrent.
New Motor Vehicle Bill to hold government bodies responsible for bad roads
Road transport minister Nitin Gadkari has already said that a stronger law on the lines of UK will be brought before the parliament.
A vehicle that won't start if driver is drunk
He added the technology can be adopted by automobile manufacturers in different countries, including India, to reduce cases of drunk driving.
US Lawmakers ask smartphone makers to get rid of DUI software
US lawmakers have served an ultimatum on smartphone makers, Google, RIM and Apple to get rid of their software which helps drunk drivers to evade police checkpoints.