Speed breakers continue to cause accidents

Accidents due to unscientific speed breakers increased as lockdown relaxation ease in the city. Unscientific speed breakers across Karnataka are leading to an increase in road accidents in the state. The number of accidents in Karnataka was around 2,000, making Karnataka the leading state in speed-breaker accidents.  A Ministry of Road Transport and Highways study […]

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You shall not pass this Kumbalgodu intersection easily

The absence of a traffic signal in Kumbalgodu, at the National Highway 275 connecting Bengaluru to Mysuru, causes delays for both pedestrians and motorists. Bengaluru: The movement of vehicles at the intersection between Kumbalgodu-Gollahalli Road and the National Highway (NH) 275 causes congestion, making it difficult for people to cross. Suman Khanal, a vegetable vendor […]

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No more drink and drive, testing restarted

The city recorded 95 drink and drive cases during special drives conducted on Sept. 18 and 19, 2021. Joint commissioner of police (traffic) BR Ravikante Gowda ordered a restart of drunk driving testing.,on Sept. 18, 2021 (Saturday). Gowda said that licenses of those caught would be considered for cancellation by the transport department. Further, he […]

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A journey full of pits and falls for Chandigarhians

The main roads of Sector 46 are full of potholes for the past year. Municipal Corporation’s promises have fallen short. Chandigarh: Thrice in a week—that is the number of times Kanwalpreet had to get her car’s tyres checked because of the potholes that lay on the Sector 46-A, B-road. “It is an inconvenience to get […]

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Bangalore traffic cops struggle to breathe easy

More city traffic policemen suffer from respiratory problems and lung functions says study by the Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences.  Bengaluru: Loud noises, sunlight and heat, work-related stress, dazzling high beams are some of the problems Sudhir (name changed), a traffic police constable, faces on a daily basis. “All, not only me, traffic police people […]

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