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Special: On the road: Whose space is it anyway?

In a city running terribly short of parking space in all public spaces including shopping centres, anyone would have welcomed a pay and park facility.
But the move to regulate chaotic conditions on r

Heavy downpour triggers massive traffic snarls in Delhi

Heavy rain lashed the national capital Saturday, causing massive traffic jams due to waterlogging as vehicles had to negotiate flooded streets that exposed the civic bodies’ lack of preparedness.

Traffic penalty to be hiked


Hyderabad: Though the Cyberabad police recently started implementing the government’s old order on enhancement of fines for traffic violations, the Hyderabad city traffic police is yet to follow suit

Cops to check drunken driving during weekdays

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Hyderabad: With the weekend drive against drunken driving having become rather predictable, the police authorities have hit upon a new idea to discipline the wayward drivers.
People will now run th

Cops to parents: Try carpooling for wards

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Chennai: With a view to reduce the number of vehicles on road once the schools re-open on Monday, the Chennai traffic police has asked parents to try car pooling to send their wards to school. 

Roads shrink, traffic chaos grows

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Bengaluru: Increase in vehicles on city roads coupled with infrastructure work that has shrunk road width has resulted in traffic jams on city roads. According to a study by the Traffic Engi­neers an

Traffic snarls mar Nungambakkam


Chennai: Nungambakkam, which houses posh residential areas and leading business establishments, is no more a calm area thanks to traffic snarls on the narrow roads.
Adding to the surging vehicle popu

Safety awareness ‘weak’

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Chennai: Yet another road safety week has come. And it will be gone in a few days. Road-users and mo­st of the 1.68 crore vehicle-owners will continue to flout rules to whatever possible ext­ent they

Early start to beat traffic blues

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Chennai: After the road accident that occurred in Kandanchava-di, Chennai, in which four school students who were travelling on the footboard lost their lives, the Chennai High Court has asked the ed

Lenient building rules to clog city


Kochi: The state government’s decision to relax building construction rules and re-introduce floor space area of 2009 will choke the city which is already congested, with narrow roads and inadequate

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