LED headlights continue to harm sight

Experts say that LED lights can cause accidents and can also lead to permanent vision loss. Data suggests that no action is being taken against people who install bright headlights on their vehicles. A comparative study by Bengaluru Traffic Police indicated that booked cases of dazzling headlights have reduced from 84276 in 2019 to just […]

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7 years, Rs. 100 crores and an unfinished multilevel car parking

Freedom Park’s multilevel car parking project continues to push its deadlines, way past its completion date. It’s either protesters, COVID-19 or rocky terrain under the ground, behind the delay for the Freedom Park parking project that was to be completed in 2017. Protestors continue to precariously park their vehicles on footpaths as the parking site […]

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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. 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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