Update news reduce accidents
The HCM City Department of Transport is making plans to streamline traffic and ensure safety during the festive season in late 2019 and early 2020.
HCM City truck drivers test positive for drugs
VietNamNet Bridge – A number of truck drivers and truck driver assistants in HCM City were found to have used drugs after local authorities of Truong Tho Ward and police of Thu Duc District conducted tests last weekend.
Police propose points system for driving offences
VietNamNet Bridge – The Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security has considered proposing a demerit point system to tackle driving offences.
Dangerous pass to be upgraded to reduce accidents
VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport will implement solutions to ensure safety on the 27km mountainous Lo Xo Pass on National Highway 14, reported online newspaper baotintuc.vn.
Work safety given priority status
VietNamNet Bridge – Local authorities have been pushing to promote a work safe environment, aiming at protecting workers’ health and businesses’ property, said online newspaper baotintuc.vn.
HCM City aims to reduce accidents
VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities said yesterday that the city's Traffic Safety Board this year would aim to reduce the number of traffic accidents by 5 per cent and the time of traffic jams to no more than 30 minutes.
Railway safety in Vietnam at stake
VietNamNet Bridge – Railway safety has been put to the test as more fatal accidents have been reported along the north-south railway this year.
Crackdown on container trucks
VietNamNet Bridge – More than 200 container trucks from national transport firms have been found to be using oversized tankers, a two-week long inspection has revealed.