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Update news traffic accidents

A total of 2,368 traffic accidents occurred nationwide from December 15 to February 14, killing 1,125 people and injuring 1,781 others, according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety.

Traffic accidents drop after drink-driving law takes effect

The number of traffic accidents has fallen dramatically, just two weeks after the drink-driving law took effect, according to Le Xuan Duc, deputy head of the Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security (MoPS).

Drunk youngsters pose risk to society

Doctors have warned of rising alcohol consumption among adolescents, posing a risk to their health and social order.

Traffic accidents drop over 5 percent in 2019

The numbers of traffic accidents, traffic-related deaths and injuries in the country all decreased in 2019, as compared to the previous year, heard a national teleconference held on December 28.

Drink and drugs play major role in traffic accidents

Deputy Prime Minister of the Government and Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee Truong Hoa Binh on Wednesday said alcohol and drugs are to blame for many serious traffic accidents this year.

Five die in traffic accidents in Quang Tri, Quang Ngai

Four people died and two others were seriously injured in an accident early on Sunday morning in the central province of Quang Tri.

Traffic accidents kill nearly 10,000 annually in Vietnam

The annual traffic-related death toll in Vietnam has risen to almost 10,000 on average over the past decade, with most of the deceased being of working age, according to data from the Ministry of Public Security.

Vietnam deploys high-tech to catch traffic violators

The Ministry of Transport plans to promote IT and digital advancements in traffic management, and improve quality in training, testing and issuing driving licences, as well as in the operation of safety management systems in civil aviation.

Transport Ministry cracks down on container trucks violating transport rules

The Ministry of Transport has taken steps to prevent the increasing number of accidents involving cargo trucks and container trucks.

73 traffic accidents reported in Vietnam during holiday

A total of 57 people were killed on the roads during the National Day holidays, according to traffic officials.

HCM City’s campaign target foreigners violating traffic rules

Ho Chi Minh City’s police on August 1 embarked on a campaign to disseminate traffic rules among foreigners in the city.


Traffic accidents drop to record low

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc presided over a national video-teleconference on transport safety in the first half of 2019 and tasks in the second half of the year on July 22 in Hanoi.

Thousands of traffic violations reported in HCM City

Traffic police have dealt with thousands of violations in HCM City three days after launching a national traffic inspection.

Traffic accidents kill two in Thanh Hoa, Nam Dinh provinces

One person died and eight others were injured on Tuesday morning when a coach crashed off a bridge and into a river in Truong Lam Commune, Tinh Gia District in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

Car crashes into funeral in Binh Dinh, killing four

A car hit into a funeral in the southern central province of Binh Dinh’s Quy Nhon City, killing four and injuring six others.


High school kids a menace on roads: study

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s roads are slowly getting safer, but not for kids, according to experts.  

Train-motorbike collision kills two in Nam Dinh

 VietNamNet Bridge – A railway accident on Sunday afternoon in the northern province of Nam Dinh killed two people, according to Tran Doan Huong, head of Cat Dang Railway Station.

Accidents claim 183 lives during Tet holiday

 VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty two people were killed and 19 others injured in traffic accidents on Sunday on the sixth day of the Lunar New Year. 

Ministry determined to tackle traffic issues

Traffic safety is becoming an increasingly pressing issue, especially on the roads and railways. Vietnam News Agency speaks to Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The about solutions to solve this problem.

Road tests target container trucks

The Viet Nam Register (VR) has asked its branches nationwide to increase technical safety examinations of vehicles, particularly container trucks, coaches and tractor trailers, as part of measures to improve traffic safety.