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.
Traffic police imposed penalties on nearly 6,424 drivers with alcohol levels exceeding the permitted level and 74 drivers under the influence of drugs during nationwide traffic inspections last month.
VOV.VN -At least six people have been killed as a result of two major road traffic accidents which took place in Hai Duong province during the early morning of July 23.
Traffic police have kick-started a nationwide campaign to inspect coaches, passenger cars, container trucks and motorbikes in an effort to prevent serious accidents.
VOV.VN -Three people have been killed with an additional 31 others suffering serious injuries following a major road traffic accident which took place in Dong Bang commune, Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province.
A patrol team of An Suong traffic police of Ho Chi Minh City uncovered the illegal transportation of 895 cakes of heroin (equivalent to around 315 kg) on the night of March 27.
The Transport Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security and the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam under the Ministry of Transport have agreed to share a driving licence management database.
VOV.VN -A serious road traffic accident has occurred on Km 244+350, Cau Gie-Ninh Binh Highway, leaving two people dead and two others seriously injured.
The traffic police department said Tuesday that a scattered 20-day inspection found 182 truck and minibus drivers high on narcotics.
VOV.VN -An elderly man has been killed by a car on the Phap Van-Cau Gie Highway on January 14.
Transport Minister Nguyen Van The visited a traffic police unit in Hanoi on December 24 to inspect their implementation of a communications programme to improve helmet safety amongst children.
A total of 12 people were killed and seven other were wounded in traffic accidents across Vietnam on April 28, the first day of the four-day holiday marking the Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labor Day (May 1).
VOV.VN - Mien Tay (Western) Coach Station in Ho Chi Minh City is packed with crowds of eager travellers as the number of people returning home increased sharply on February 13.
A large number of traffic police officers in Ho Chi Minh City have received compliments for refraining from taking bribes in 2017.
Vietnam aims to cut the number of traffic accidents and deaths by 5-10 percent every year and lower the number of severe crashes related to coaches and motorbikes between 2016 and 2020.
VOV.VN - Serious landslides have occurred in Hoang Lien Son mountain pass, part of National Highway 4D in recent days after torrential rains and floods, causing severe traffic congestion.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities are struggling to deal with severe congestion inside and outside a highly hectic port considered among the busiest in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Forty-seven people have died on roadways in Vietnam over the three days leading up to May 1, reports the Vietnam Traffic Police Department.
Police in northern Vietnam have chased after a suspicious ambulance and discovered the vehicle as carrying a large frozen tiger carcass.
The central city of Da Nang plans to use an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to observe urban planning and record data.