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More than 4,270 people died in traffic accidents in the first eight months of 2022, a rise of 8.67% over the same period last year, according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety.

Six dead and three injured as truck plunges off cliff in Gia Lai

A truck carrying a total of nine people plunged off a cliff in Dak Somei - Ha Dong inter-commune route in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai on February 9, resulting in the death of six people and injuring three others.

Traffic accidents claim nearly 5,800 lives in Vietnam in 2021

As many as 11,495 traffic accidents nationwide killed 5,799 people and injured 8,018 others in one year between December 15, 2020 and December 14, 2021.

Vietnam commemorates road traffic victims

The National Traffic Safety Committee, Vietnam Television and Toyota Vietnam jointly hosted a ceremony on November 21 evening to commemorate victims of traffic accidents in Vietnam.

AI&Me programme applies AI, big data and digital technology to help reduce traffic deaths in Vietnam

Through the app, government officials will receive data as actionable recommendations to make effective and evidence-based road safety interventions.


Traffic police crack down on drunk drivers

The Ministry of Public Security has devised a plan on inspecting drivers and handling traffic violations concerning "drunk vehicle drivers found having drugs in body and alcohol concentration".

Traffic accidents kill 19, injure 24 on fourth day of Lunar New Year

As many as 31 road traffic accidents were recorded on February 15, or the fourth day of the Lunar New Year

Vietnam’s ambitious plan to reduce the number of road traffic-relating death to zero by 2045

Vice chairman of the National Committee on Traffic Safety Khuat Viet Hung speaks about ambitious plans to reduce the number of fatalities caused by road traffic accident to zero by 2045.

Traffic accidents claim 6,700 lives this year

A total of 14,510 traffic accidents happened across Vietnam this year to December 23, killing 6,700 people and injuring 10,804 others, the National Traffic Safety Committee has revealed.

Catastrophic traffic accidents throughout 2020

Vietnam has witnessed an overall decline in terms of the number of traffic accidents occurring over the past year, leaving 6,180 people dead and a further 9,959 people injured in such incidents.

2020: eventful year for drivers

New regulations have had a big impact on car and motorbike drivers this year.

HCM City traffic police starts two-month crackdown on violations

The HCM City Traffic Police has started a two-month crackdown to inspect and handle road traffic violations on passenger transport services and motorbikes until the end of the year.

Traffic accidents claim over 4,870 lives in Vietnam so far this year

A total of 4,876 people were killed and 7,609 others injured in 10,354 traffic accidents nationwide in the first nine months of 2020, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee.

Over 4,300 people killed in traffic accidents in eight months

As many as 4,342 people were killed and 6,727 injured in 9,170 traffic accidentsin Vietnam in the past eight months according to statistics from the National Committee on Traffic Safety.

Eight motorbikes hit, 10 people injured in HCM City's car crash

Ten people have been injured after a car smashed into a number of motorbikes stopped at a red light.

Traffic accidents in Vietnam down 19 pct. y-o-y in first half

The National Committee on Traffic Safety has announced that Vietnam saw a 19 percent year-on-year decline in the number of traffic accidents in the first half of this year - the biggest fall in many years.

Three killed in a bus-container truck collision in Quang Ninh

A container truck collided with a bus head-on in northern coastal Quang Ninh Province on Wednesday night, killing three people.

Road angels want to spread their wings

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

Traffic accidents kill 14 on first day of holiday

The country saw 26 traffic accidents on April 30, the first day of the four-day holiday for Reunification Day and International Labor Day, claiming the lives of 14 people and injuring 12 others.

Traffic accident in Tam Dao kills four

A crash between a car and a motorbike in the northern province of Vinh Phuc’s Tam Dao District has left four dead.