The National Committee on Traffic Safety has announced that Vietnam saw a 19% year-on-year decline in the number of traffic accidents in the first half of this year - the biggest fall in many years.
VOV.VN - Traffic police nationwide are gearing up to impose hefty fines on individuals who break traffic laws as part of a month-long crackdown campaign starting on May 15.
VOV.VN - Thirty-two traffic accidents occurred across the country on May 2, the third day of the extended public holidays, killing 24 people and injuring 22 others, according to traffic police.
VOV.VN - Twenty-three people were killed and 14 others were injured in 33 road accidents across Vietnam on May Day, the second day of the extended public holidays, according to the Traffic Police Department.
As many as 4,509 traffic accidents occurred nationwide from mid-December to April 14, killing 2,138 people and injuring 3,305 others, according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety.
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).
Thirty-one traffic accidents occurred, killing 23 and injuring 15 others on January 23 (the 29th day of the 12th lunar month), the first day of the week-long Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
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 Law on Preventing and Combating the Harmful Effects of Liquor and Beer will take effect early next month, imposing a blanket ban on drink driving.
VOV.VN -The Da Nang Youth Union held a requiem on November 17 for victims of traffic accidents who have lost their life across the nation during the last year.
The National Traffic Safety Committee and the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on November 11 held an annual requiem for the victims who lost their life to traffic accidents in Vietnam this year.
Alcohol and drugs are blamed for many serious traffic accidents this year, said Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee Truong Hoa Binh on October 16.
A total of 12,675 traffic accidents occurred nationwide in the nine months to September 14, killing 5,659 people and injured 9,619 others, according to a report of the National Committee for Traffic Safety.
A total of 57 people were killed on the roads during the National Day holidays, according to traffic officials.
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.
The “Helmets for Kids” programme carried out in Yen Bai province has encouraged children to wear helmets while traveling on road, and contributed to reducing casualties caused by traffic accidents among children, heard a conference on June 6.
Over 6,700 traffic accidents during first five months
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.
Large areas under elevated roadways in Ho Chi Minh City lie abandoned even as the city suffers from a severe shortage of parking spaces.
Per capita liquor consumption in Vietnam increased 90 percent in 2010-2017, surpassing regional giants and against drops in Europe.