The Ministry of Transport has taken steps to prevent the increasing number of accidents involving cargo trucks and container trucks.
Traffic police have kick-started a nationwide campaign to inspect coaches, passenger cars, container trucks and motorbikes in an effort to prevent serious accidents.
The total figures for traffic-related accidents, deaths, and injured cases declined in the first quarter of 2019 compared to the same period last year, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Transport reports that the country saw 7,490 traffic accidents with 3,476 deaths and 5,762 injuries over the first five months of the year.
VOV.VN - A collision involving a passenger bus and a truck left one person dead and injured at least 10 others on the stretch of Highway 20 passing through Lien Nghia town in Central Highland Lam Dong province.
VOV.VN - Four people were injured and 10 automobiles were wrecked in a multi car pile-up as vehicles travelling in both directions on Ho Chi Minh City-Long Thanh Expressway lost their bearings in a thick cloud of smoke on April 3.
A traffic safety campaign was launched in the northern province of Ha Nam on March 9, targeting better safety awareness of students when joining the traffic.
A total of 19,062 babies were born during the Lunar New Year holiday from February 14 to 20, according to Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Medical Service Administration under the Health Ministry.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has recorded 20,280 traffic accidents this year, leaving 8,279 dead and 5,587 injured, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
The 12th International Conference of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), themed “Vision and Action Programme for Safe, Green and Integrated Transport”, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on September 18.
VOV.VN - A Vietnam Railways passenger train is running again after a collision with a truck carrying water and other soft drinks in Hanoi on the morning of Wednesday, September 13.
VOV.VN - Three people were killed and two seriously injured when a bridge under construction in northeast Tuyen Quang Province collapsed on Sunday, September 10, reported local officials.
VOV.VN - Over the last decade, hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent on campaigns to remind the public of the dangers of drinking and driving, failing to buckle up, not wearing helmets and using mobiles while on road.
Six people were sent to hospital on May 2 following two separate accidents on the Ho Chi Minh City – Long Thanh – Dau Giay Expressway.
The education sector of the central city of Da Nang has taken measures to help children learn to swim together with skills to survive in drowning accidents.
Quang Nam residents have long lived under the threat of post-war bombs and landmines, with UXOs claiming many lives and injuring local residents.
Phetchabun Province is preparing to reform the shuttle service along the popular Phu Thap Boek because of the frequent accidents there.
Traffic death toll amounted to 48 on the first two day of the lunar New Year (January 28 and 29).
One person is killed every hour by accidents on Vietnam's roads at present.
Traffic safety was improved in 2016 with decreases in all the numbers of accidents, deaths and injuries, it was reported at a national conference of traffic police in Da Nang city on December 30.