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Over six thousand traffic accidents recorded in first quarter

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said poor awareness and lack of road safety knowledge is a problem that Vietnam needs to address urgently in order to reduce the traffic death tolls.

Blocked sidewalks lead to 100 road deaths in Saigon each year

Citizens are forced onto the roads with sidewalks taken up by cafes, motorbikes and whatever else will fit on them.

Saigon proposes fines for people wearing fake helmets

The public say they are victims, and it's the manufacturers that should be targeted.
August 16, 2016 | 11:17 am GMT+7

Road crashes kill 70 Vietnamese in two days of Tet

The casualties were 50 percent above average as the big holiday involves a lot of drinking and travel.
February 17, 2018 | 02:36 pm GMT+7

Road crashes claim nearly 200 lives during Vietnam's Tet holiday

Police say that alcohol was once again to blame for many of the incidents.
February 21, 2018 | 10:21 am GMT+7

Three killed as series of crashes hit Hanoi highway

Four crashes on Sunday afternoon led to traffic chaos and fatal consequences.
March 19, 2018 | 11:24 am GMT+7

End of the road for Hanoi’s motorcycle-rickshaws

They are mostly used by disabled war veterans to eke out a living, and provide a useful service, but are deemed a traffic hazard now.
June 13, 2018 | 09:24 am GMT+7

Cambodian prince injured, wife killed in head-on road crash

A taxi carrying several passengers crashed into a convoy carrying the couple and supporters on Sunday morning.
June 17, 2018 | 04:51 pm GMT+7

HCMC’s District 1 seizes unattended dogs, fines owners

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1 started capturing dogs they found without owners on Wednesday.
August 16, 2018 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Car-train collision kills 2 in central Vietnam

Two persons were killed and two others seriously injured when their car was hit by a train in Nghe An Province Saturday.
August 25, 2018 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

One dead, many injured as Saigon drunk driver crashes car into motorbikes

A BMW car slammed into several motorbikes at an intersection in Saigon Sunday night, killing one person and injuring many others.
October 22, 2018 | 09:52 am GMT+7

Saigon woman arrested in driving accident that killed 1, injured 5

The Saigon woman whose drunk driving killed one person and injured five, two of them critically, was arrested Wednesday.
October 24, 2018 | 07:28 pm GMT+7

Kiwi expat in coma after motorbike accident dies

A Kiwi expat succumbed Sunday morning at a Ho Chi Minh City hospital to head injuries sustained in a motorbike accident.
November 26, 2018 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Container trucks, cars leave motorbike riders insecure in northern Vietnam

Motorbikes are being squeezed into insecurity by container trucks and cars encroaching into their lanes in Hai Phong City.
January 06, 2019 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to install traffic cameras nationwide by 2022

A government resolution announced last week says traffic cameras will be installed nationwide by 2022.
February 28, 2019 | 12:40 pm GMT+7
 
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