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Western European woman killed in Vietnam road crash

A foreign woman was killed and her male friend was seriously injured after a truck slammed into their motorbikes in the northern province of Ninh Binh Tuesday.

Two killed, two injured in northern Vietnam road accident

Two people died and two were hospitalized with serious injuries after a coach rammed into several vehicles in Quang Ninh Saturday morning.

Crossing National Highway 5 on a wing and a prayer

Unauthorized crossings, road surface degradation and encroachment make crossing National Highway 5 in northern Vietnam a risky affair.
July 25, 2019 | 06:33 pm GMT+7

Traffic policeman involved in fatal driving accident in southern Vietnam

Police in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau are investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident allegedly caused by a traffic police officer last Saturday.
July 09, 2019 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam to scrutinize foreign-registered vehicles following deadly accident

Vietnam is set to check all foreign-registered vehicles after a Laotian truck was involved in an accident that killed three people on Monday.
June 18, 2019 | 11:10 am GMT+7

New law to show zero tolerance for alcohol while driving

Any amount of alcohol found in a person’s system will result in his/her driving license being revoked, under a new Vietnam law.
June 14, 2019 | 06:10 pm GMT+7

Five die in southern Vietnam car-truck collision

Five people, including one child, were killed after a container truck crashed into a four-seater car in the southern province of Tay Ninh Friday morning.
June 14, 2019 | 05:07 pm GMT+7

Impunity remains a problem as Vietnamese continue to drink and drive

239 drivers have tested positive for drugs in Vietnam this year and 73,164 were drunk driving.
June 11, 2019 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

Drinking and driving don’t go together, period

If you drink, don’t drive. If you drive, don’t drink. How many tragedies do we need to realize the obvious?
June 04, 2019 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Truck driver fined for driving wrong way on Hanoi expressway

A Vietnamese truck driver has been fined VND7.5 million ($320) for driving on an expressway emergency lane in the wrong direction.
June 04, 2019 | 07:57 am GMT+7

Public calls advertising projectors on streets driving distractions, unsafe

There is apprehension among the public that allowing projection of LED displays on Saigon's streets could cause accidents.
May 31, 2019 | 07:37 pm GMT+7

Drunk driving thrives in Vietnam because few pay the price

Typically, law enforcement and self-discipline would ensure people do not drive under the influence. Vietnam’s not typical.
May 28, 2019 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Vietnam rages against drunk driving as death toll mounts

Social media was shaken by the image of a boy weeping in front of his dead mother on a street after a recent accident.
May 22, 2019 | 11:02 am GMT+7

15 foreign students, 2 Vietnamese injured in central Vietnam traffic mishap

Seventeen people were injured as a bus crashed into a cliff in Thua Thien-Hue Province Saturday afternoon.
May 12, 2019 | 12:07 am GMT+7

American man gets three years in jail for fatal Saigon accident

The HCMC court Tuesday sentenced an American man to three years in prison for causing a traffic accident that killed a woman.
April 10, 2019 | 10:17 am GMT+7
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