Stricter measures required to stop highway accidents

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

The National Traffic Safety Committee has instructed relevant ministries and agencies to strengthen measures to prevent traffic accidents, particularly along national highways.

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Measures to curb traffic accidents intensified

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago 1 related news

Measures to curb traffic accidents intensified

Deputy Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee Dinh La Thang has asked relevant agencies to intensify measures to curb traffic accidents, especially on highway black spots.

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Vietnam tightens traffic safety management

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnam tightens traffic safety management

The National Traffic Safety Committee has reported that the number of traffic accidents, deaths and injuries in the first six months have decreased compared to the same period last year.

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Police struggle to identify substandard helmets

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Police struggle to identify substandard helmets

Yesterday was the first day for traffic police to start fining motorcyclists wearing sub-standard helmets as part of a National Traffic Safety Committee campaign. But both police and motorcyclists remain puzzled about identifying substandard helmets, local reports say.

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Number of road accidents, fatalities decline in H1

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Number of road accidents, fatalities decline in H1

The first half of the year saw fewer road accidents, with just around 12,800 cases compared to over 14,800 cases in the same period last year.

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Transport ministry told to push clampdown on overloading

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 25 asked the Ministry of Transport to step up the clampdown on overloading as stricter supervision in the first half of 2014 has resulted in fewer traffic accidents.

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Authorities take tough stance on drink-driving

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Authorities take tough stance on drink-driving

The National Traffic Safety Committee has called on relevant authorities to prevent road accidents amid the increasing use of alcohol and drug use by drivers, which is thought to be the main cause of most serious accidents.

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Authorities take tough stance on drink-driving

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Authorities take tough stance on drink-driving

The National Traffic Safety Committee has called on relevant authorities to prevent road accidents amid the increasing use of alcohol and drug use by drivers, which is thought to be the main cause of most serious accidents.

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Crossings control tightened

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Crossings control tightened

In an attempt to halt the large number of deaths and injuries on illegal rail crossings each year, Viet Nam Railways has been told to pass control of all crossings, legal and illegal, to authorities in each city and province.

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Gov't calls for tests on truck drivers

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Government Office, on Wednesday, released a notification requesting the increased supervision and check-up on the health of truck drivers.

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PM greenlights vocational school plan

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project to set up high-quality vocational schools by 2020.

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Government tightens efforts to raise standard of helmets

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Chief of the Secretariat of the National Traffic Safety Committee Nguyen Trong Thai spoke with Nhan dan (The People) Newspaper about efforts to eliminate fake helmets in Viet Nam.

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6th grader wins Pedestrian Safety photo contest

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A sixth grader from Ha Nam Province has won the first prize in a photography contest on Pedestrian Safety for secondary school students – a trip to Singapore.

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City sees foreign investment double

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

HCM City's Department of Planning and Investment said foreign direct investment has doubled this year to US$800 million as of mid-May.

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Authorities to crackdown on dangerous ‘eggshell' helmets

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Authorities to crackdown on dangerous ‘eggshell' helmets

HA NOI (VNS) — Motorcyclists may soon be fined VND100,000-200,000 (US$5-10) if found wearing substandard helmets.The helmets, including some described as "eggshells", would then be destroyed.

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