Almost 100 people died during the five-day Reunification and Labour Day holiday. 96 killed in road accidents during five-day holiday A total of 135 road accidents occurred from April 27 to May 1, left 96 dead and 96 injured according to a report by the National Traffic Safety Committee. 26 road accidents occurred on May 1 alone, killing 16 and injuring 17 people. There were two railway accidents with two deaths, the report said. The report also said that drunk-driving, speeding, overloading and dangerous driving across lanes were commonplace during the holiday. The committee blamed low-quality bus services for a number of accidents. The traffic police dealt with a total of 11,968 violations during the holiday and collected nearly VND15.3bn (USD657,000) in fines. They also seized 138 cars, 2,288 motorbikes and 2,274 personal papers. Thanks to the hotlines, the police received many reports from the public about overloading and overcharging on passenger buses. The National … [Read more...] about 96 killed in road accidents during five-day holiday
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The Hanoitimes - There was a decrease in the number of accidents with 17 cases less, down 5.2% year-on-year, but with five more deaths, up 3.8%, and 21 injuries fewer, a 9.2% decrease year-on-year. Tet traffic accidents claim 183 lives 112 people die from traffic accidents in six days of Tet Traffic accidents kill 8,200 people in Vietnam in 2018 Hanoi targets to reduce traffic accidents by 5-10% in 2019 Traffic accidents cost Vietnam US$4.9 billion per year Over 300 traffic accidents occurred in Hanoi city from December 16, 2018 to March 15, 2019, leaving 134 people dead and 206 others injured, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Quoc Hung said, citing the report of the Hanoi Traffic Safety Committee. The police handle load violations on national highway 2. Photo: Kinhtedothi.vn Hung added that traffic order and safety in the city in first three months this year kept improving in all three criteria, which are number of cases, number of … [Read more...] about Hanoi traffic accidents kill 134 people in 3 months: Vice Chairman
Traffic accidents kill 21 on first day of Tet The Saigon Times Daily Traffic is heavy on Binh Trieu Bridge leading to Mien Dong Coach Station in HCMC as people rush to come back to their hometowns to enjoy the Tet holiday - PHOTO: VNA HCMC - The country saw 26 road traffic accidents on February 2, the first day of the Tet holiday, claiming the lives of 21 people and injuring 11 others, Tuoi Tre Online newspaper reported, citing the National Traffic Safety Committee. Comparing with the first day of the last Tet holiday, the numbers of accidents and fatalities are up four cases and one person, while the number of injuries is down by 17 people. On February 1, a serious accident happened on a section of National Highway 1 in the central province of Quang Tri, killing a student. On the same day, a seven-seat car crashed into seven motorcycles and a woman standing on the pavement in the northern mountainous province of Son La, leaving one dead, another injured and several vehicles … [Read more...] about Traffic accidents kill 21 on first day of Tet
Viet Nam News “Everyone, I will sell rose bouquets tomorrow in celebration of International Women’s Day. Those who are looking to give flowers to their girlfriends or classmates, please come to support me in front of Gate A of Hải Phòng University.” So wrote 26-year-old Trần Thị Hoa in one of her last Facebook posts on March 6. Early on the morning of March 7, Hoa and her friend Trần Thị Trang rode on motorbike to the flower market Đằng Hải in Hải An District in the northeastern port city of Hải Phòng. Not born to wealthy families, the pair intended to buy flowers and utilise their craft skills to make elaborate bouquets, aiming to make some money to cover their study and living expenses. On that fateful morning, Cao Huy Hoàng was driving a container truck for an export-import company along his usual route. Stopped at a red light, he saw that two trucks ahead of him were already occupying … [Read more...] about Road accidents: When will the pain end?