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VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Road Accidents, Lockdown, Covid-19, Motorvehiclesact

How the MV Act and lockdowns reduced road accident fatalities

A year since the MVA was passed, road accident fatalities have fallen by 50 per cent, partly due to the MVA and partly due to lockdowns. Can we sustain the low fatality rate from here?

VARIETY

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Road Accidents, Traffic rules, Traffic fines, Motor vehicles amendment act

Why heavy fines cannot fix India’s driving culture

Just about anyone can start driving on the road in real-time in real traffic in the country.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Road Accidents, BJP, Hit and Run, Bihar

BJP member who mowed down 9 children and didn't even stop to help is a disgrace

It is devastating that students are forced to cross a national highway to get home from school.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Modi, Good samaritans, Road Accidents, Delhi

An accident victim lay on the road for 12 hours. Why Delhi didn't come to help him

It's people who make governments, and a country great or miserable.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Air Pollution, Vehicle insurance, Supreme Court, Road Accidents

Supreme Court's views on pollution control are disastrous

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Road Accidents, Motor Vehicles Act, Road Safety

Why Indian roads are big time killers

India, with less than 2 per cent of global motor vehicle count, accounts for more than 10 per cent of global road traffic deaths.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Driving, Delhi, Traffic, Road Accidents

What we need to do to get Indians to follow road and traffic rules

Our fine art of rule by exception is the cause of misgovernance.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Ramya, Road Safety, Road Accidents

Ramya was run over by a drunk 20-year-old: What Hyderabad owes her

The city must promise it will change because it has the blood of three law-abiding citizens on its hands.

POLITICS

 |  Know Your Enemy  |  3-minute read
Road Accidents, Drunk driving, Mercedes hit-and-run, Hit and Run case

Chances of getting run over in Delhi are now terrifying

In 2015, the capital recorded a staggering 30 per cent of road accident deaths from hit-and-runs.

LIFE

 |  Wild Ways  |  7-minute read
Traffic, Road Accidents, Environment, Wildlife

Roads are killing tigers, wildlife, and those who don't drive

The time has come to stop our obsession with cars, and build routes that don't just encourage speed and width, but also suitability.