Tag: Road Accidents

Supreme Court
For compensation in motor accident cases, robust view needs to be taken of deceased's income: SC

A bench of justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli dealt with two cases in appeal against the orders of the Kerala High Court, in which the amount of compensation awarded by the Motor Accident Claim Tribunal (MACT) was reduced.

  • Sunday, 11 September 2022
Death in road accidents in Odisha: Administration or irresponsible drivers, who is to be blamed?
Death in road accidents in Odisha: Administration or irresponsible drivers, who is to be blamed?

Unabated road mishaps and the spike in death rates have turned into a major concern for the Odisha government. As per the Central government's Road accident in India 2020 report, in comparison to 2019, the death rates have reduced in 2022, however, during lockdown and shutdown even around 9817 accidents were reported.

  • Sunday, 29 May 2022
Road Accidents
Road accidents parameters register a significant decline in 2020

The report highlights that total accidents decreased on an average by 18.46 per cent, the number of persons killed decreased by 12.84 per cent and the number of injures decreased by 22.84 per cent over previous year’s average

  • Thursday, 26 May 2022
AI to make roads in India safer to drive
AI to make roads in India safer to drive

The Hub is working to coordinate, integrate, and amplify basic and applied research in broad data-driven technologies as well as its dissemination and translation across the country.

  • Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Govt Will Implement Rs 7,500-Crore Scheme To Tackle Road Accidents: Gadkari

He said states such as Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh have helped reduce road accidents by around 50 per cent, while in places like Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Nagaland accidents have increased by 47 and 40 per cent respectively.

  • Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Road Mishaps Claim 6 Lives In Odisha, Several Wounded
Road Mishaps Claim 6 Lives In Odisha, Several Wounded

At least six people were killed and many others were left injured in road accidents at several places in Odisha on Monday.

  • Monday, 24 January 2022
2 killed, 23 injured in separate road accidents in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Two persons were killed and 23 others were injured in separate road accidents in Mayurbhanj, Nabarangpur and Nayagarh districts on Sunday. Two persons died while three others were critically injured in a collision involving two motorcycles at Jharigaon Mehersahi of Nabarangpur. One of the deceased has been identified as Jayram Shanta while identity of […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Potholed national highways near Khurda turn 'death trap' for commuters

Khurda: The National Highways – 16 and 57 near Khurda district have turned into ‘death trap’ for commuters passing through the stretch due to potholes and rough patches on the road. Reports claimed that on an average 3-4 precious lives are lost every week with last year registering as many as 200 deaths in separate […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Parodic rumble(rs) over speed breakers

By Bikram Keshari Jena They won’t give up, their wont to confront. We sway, to keep away from affray. We phew in eschew! But they pursue our rescue!!! Speed breakers, for some, seem to be an unwanted lot in every sense of the phrase. They bulge out like excess fat from the waistline of even […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Engineer, Merchant Navy Officer among 3 killed in Bhubaneswar road mishap

Bhubaneswar: As many as three persons were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with truck from behind near Satsang Vihar area on Saturday night. The deceased have been identified as Kumar Chandan, Debashis Mishra and Parshuram Harichandan. All the three were reportedly residents of Bhubaneswar. While Chandan was reportedly an Engineer, Debasish […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Four killed, dozens injured in separate road mishaps

Bhubaneswar: As many as four persons were killed while around 45 passengers were injured in road accidents at two separate places in Odisha today. In the first incident, three persons were killed and 35 left injured after a pickup van carrying labourers turned turtle at Mangalpur chhak near Mahakalpada in Kendrapara district. All the injured […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
6 die, two injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Jharsuguda/Jeypore: Six persons were killed while two were left critical in separate road mishaps at different places in the State today. In the first incident, a woman and son were mowed down by a car near BadamalaChhak in Jharsuguda while crossing road. The mishap victims were identified as Sujata Buda (27) and son Surya Buda […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Woman killed, 12 hurt in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Sundergarh: One woman was killed and 12 others sustained injuries in separate road accidents in Sundergarh district this morning. In a series of accidents, a speeding truck first hit a Bolero from behind which in turn mowed down a woman pedestrian near Badaposh Chhak on Biju Expressway under Kutra police limits Sunday morning. Five others, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Jawan killed, 4 others critical in two separate road accidents

Bhawanipatna: An army jawan was killed while four others sustained grievous injuries in two separate road mishaps in the State today. According to information, the army Jawan identified as Laxmi Rout of Brundabahal village died on spot after a head-on collision between two bikes on a bridge over Tel River near Golamunda of Kalahandi district. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Fatalities in road accidents up by 14pc: Transport Secy

Bhubaneswar: The number of casualty due to road accidents in the State has shot up by 14 per cent in first three months of this year, informed Transport Commissioner Madhusudan Padhi here today. Padhi, revealed the information after attending a review meeting on road safety at the State Secretariat here. It may be noted that […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021