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A Grab driver is hoping to create a huge network of first responders to help injured road crash victims.

If you drink don’t drive: official

Nguyen Ngoc Tuong, deputy head of the HCM City Transport Safety Committee, talks on his committee’s resolve to continue the crackdown on drink driving during the coronavirus outbreak.

Stricter penalties for drunk driving help reduce road accidents

Normally, Thanh Nhan Hospital in Hanoi admits about 100-130 patients per day, but the number of emergency cases fell to 60-70 last week.

One killed, 17 injured in two separate road accidents

A truck collided head-on with a tractor truck on the stretch of National Highway No 6 passing through northern Son La Province’s Chieng Hac Commune early this morning.

Vietnam mulls Law on Alcohol Harm Prevention

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son talks to Vietnam Economics Times about a draft Law on Alcohol Harm Prevention that is ready for the National Assembly to discuss in May.

Dancing with death

Gyrating and jumping with gay abandon to blaring music can be an annoyance, but that’s not out of step with the times – it’s what young people generally do, and there’s no point getting flustered about it, one would say.

Unpremeditated

VietNamNet Bridge – Motorbikes remain a dominant means of transport in Vietnam with a staggering 40 million motorcycles registered across the country.  

Accident-related hospital admissions increase during 2016 Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 17,300 people were hospitalised for injuries suffered in road accidents during three days of the Lunar New Year holiday from Saturday to Monday, a 113 per cent increase year-on-year.

Road accidents down, rail mishaps increase

 VietNamNet Bridge – A car crash killed three people on National Highway 1A in Ha Binh Commune in the central province of Thanh Hoa early yesterday, July 19.

Road accidents kill 2,300 in three months

 VietNamNet Bridge – The public security ministry on Tuesday said 1,744 road accidents occurred nationwide, killing 788 persons and injuring 1,726, during the one month between February 16 and March 15.

Motorbikes involved in 70 per cent of road accidents

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 70 per cent of traffic accidents in Viet Nam involve motorbikes, according to the vice-chairman of the National Steering Committee on Traffic Safety, Khuat Viet Hung.

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.

At least 43 dead in Guatemala bus crash

 A bus carrying scores of passengers plunged off a steep cliff in western Guatemala, leaving at least 43 people dead -- including newborn babies -- and injuring 40 others, officials said.

Traffic accident death toll climbs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Traffic deaths in the first seventh months of 2013 rose by 4.86 percent year-on-year, according to statistics released by the National Committee for Traffic Safety.