VOV.VN - A total of 174 traffic accidents have been recorded nationwide, with 122 people killed and an additional 150 injured during the six-day celebrations for the Lunar New Year (Tet).
The numbers of traffic accidents, traffic-related deaths and injuries in the country all decreased in 2019, as compared to the previous year, heard a national teleconference held on December 28.
The numbers of traffic accidents and related deaths and injured cases plunged in November, helping to drag the 11-month figures down from the same period last year, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee.
The National Traffic Safety Committee and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) held a second forum on women and traffic safety in the central city of Da Nang on October 16.
Up to 47 traffic accidents occurred on National Highway 5 in the first six months of this year, killing 53 people and injuring 32 others, the National Traffic Safety Committee reported.
In the first half of 2019, Vietnamese people bought more than 8,300 motorbikes per day.
Traffic safety around schools in Pleiku city in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has improved remarkably thanks to a two-year project entitled ‘Slow Zones, Safe Zones’.
Over 1.93 million standard helmets will be presented to first grade students in the 2019-2020 academic year as announced at a ceremony held in Hanoi on June 12.
There were 1,326 cases of traffic accidents in May, killing 558 people and injuring over 1,000 others, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee.
Four people died, and 10 others were severely injured in a bus accident in the northern province of Cao Bang on July 22.
All 1st grade pupils nationwide will be gifted helmets in the 2018-2019 academic year under a programme funded by Honda Vietnam.
Vietnam recorded 4,674 traffic accidents that killed 2,149 people and injured 3,627 others in the first quarter this year, reported the National Traffic Safety Committee during a teleconference in Hanoi at the end of March.
The National Traffic Safety Committee has announced 20 hotlines to receive complaints about traffic problems during the 2018 New Year holiday and the following spring festivals.
Accidents on the road killed 67 and injured 74 others during the three-day New Year holiday from December 30, 2017 to January 1, 2018, according to the Office of the Public Security Ministry.
Ten years after it came into effect, Vietnam’s mandatory helmet law still struggles to address quality issues and raise motorbike riders’ awareness of the need for safe helmets.
The Vietnam Cycle 2017 expo will take place at the Hanoi International Exhibition Centre from November 16-19.
Traffic police and authorities in HCM City are concerned about low road safety awareness of road users, which results in a large number of traffic accidents in the city.
Road traffic accidents claimed nearly 9,000 lives in Vietnam last year and caused tens of thousands of injuries, according to a report by the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC).
VOV.VN - Despite a series of serious crashes in the past two months, traffic deaths fell in Vietnam when compared against the same period last year as the government continued to focus on improving road safety.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has ordered urgent measures to increase safety at railway crossings.