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Speeding accounts for 69 % of traffic violations

Speeding accounts for 69 % of traffic violations

Speeding continues to be the major villain on Qatar roads with more than 68% of the traffic violations in the country recorded in that category

Cambodia's political prince hurt in car crash that kills wife

Cambodia's political prince hurt in car crash that kills wife

Cambodia's Prince Norodom Ranariddh was seriously injured, and his wife killed, in a car crash on Sunday in the southwestern coastal city of Sihanoukville, police said.

Road accident fatalities drop sharply in Qatar

Road accident fatalities drop sharply in Qatar

The number of deaths from road traffic accidents (RTAs) in Qatar in 2016 fell 21.6% compared to the previous year, figures released by the Ministry of Interior's General Directorate of Traffic on Wednesday showed.

17 people an hour die in road accidents in India

17 people an hour die in road accidents in India

India's transport ministry admitted on Thursday it has so far failed to improve road safety but said it was pushing for stricter laws, as new figures revealed 17 people die in traffic accidents every hour.

Hit-and-run motorist gets one-year jail

Hit-and-run motorist gets one-year jail

A motorist has been sentenced to one year in jail for running over a pedestrian and then escaping from the scene in his vehicle.

Young Qatari woman drives home road safety message

Young Qatari woman drives home road safety message

Sana al-Ansari, an 18-year old Qatari, who made an award-winning short film last year to spread awareness on the consequences of speeding and reckless driving, wants to share the film with driving schools and secondary schools.

Traffic law amendments to take effect on Thursday

Traffic law amendments to take effect on Thursday

Errant motorists face stiffer penalties now as amendments to the traffic law come into effect on Thursday, December 31.