There were 21 road traffic accidents on January 25, the first day of the Year of the Rat, leaving 22 dead and 13 others injured.
Drivers of "xe om" – or motorbike taxis – carrying passengers and goods and drivers of non-motorised vehicles will have to register with authorised agencies, according to a new draft regulation on the management and use of non-motorised vehicles and motorcycles in the capital city of Hanoi.
The Hanoi Department of Transport will provide a level-four online service for issuing international driving licences from the first quarter of 2018 as part of the city’s administrative reforms to save time and money for citizens.
For the first time in years, Luong Van Huu feels happy after completing procedures for land use right certificates.
As many as 10,000 cases violating alcohol concentration regulations while driving were handled nationwide in August this year, mostly in Hanoi, Danang, Can Tho and Ho Chi Minh City, according to a senior police officer.
Traffic safety across the country showed positive changes in the first nine months of this year with the numbers of deaths and injuries continuing to drop, according to a Government report.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc assigned the Ministry of Public Security to implement strict measures to crack down on traffic safety violations at an October 2 conference on traffic safety in the first nine months of the year.
Ho Chi Minh City will allow drivers to make appointments to renew their licences by calling a new phone centre on 1081, starting from March 9.
Most foreign tourists or residents who rent motorcycles do not have Vietnamese driving licences and are unaware of Vietnamese traffic laws.