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Remove speed breakers to reduce accidents: Road ministry

The ministry of road transport and highways has ordered state governments and other agencies to remove all speed breakers from national highways. Here is a quick fact sheet:

Waterways are more efficient than roads: Gadkari

 Waterways needs to be promoted more than roadways which will eventually result in nation’s development by reducing the cost of transportation, said Nitin Gadkari, minister for road tran

Speed breakers left over 11,000 people dead in 2015

A staggering 11,084 people died in road accidents due to speed breakers in India in 2015, with Karnataka reporting 2,310 deaths. As many as 2,109 motorists died in Madhya Pradesh whi

How the new law aims to make roads safer

India tops the list of countries witnessing the highest number of road accidents, and more lives are lost to traffic accidents than to any other cause. The motor vehicle amendment bill, passed by t

Traffic fines: Find the sweet spot between penalty and self-goal

When close to five lakh people are killed in road accidents every year in India, road transport minister Nitin Gadkari should have been complimented on his not-so-populist move to impose higher fin



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