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The capital city of Hanoi will spend a total of over 1.8 trillion VND (79.1 million USD) on mitigating traffic congestion and ensuring traffic safety in the city for the 2021-2025 period.

HCM City launches campaign to reduce number of outdated vehicles

The campaign to inspect and handle outdated motor vehicles in the city will take place from March 1 to June 14 this year.

Effective measures needed to ensure traffic safety and order

Deputy Minister of Transport Le Dinh Tho talks about measures to ensure traffic safety and order.

Traffic safety must be ensured in face of COVID-19: PM Phuc

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered relevant ministries, authorities and heads of the provincial and centrally-run cities to exert efforts so as to ensure traffic safety in face of the raging COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

PM calls for traffic safety during new year holidays

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered ministries and localities to ensure road safety during the coming holidays.

Traffic accidents reduced, but congestion more complicated

 VietNamNet Bridge – In 2017, some 22 people died and 46 were injured each day due to traffic accidents nationwide.

New roads, old traffic safety problems

A number of highways have been opened for public use recently, benefiting the country’s socio-economic development. But ensuring traffic safety along these roads is difficult due to drivers’ low level of awareness and slack infrastructure management,

Hanoi police tackle traffic violations

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi traffic police have proposed a plan to the Ministry of Public Security to strictly handle cases of traffic law violations.

More public awareness needed as highway accidents increase

 VietNamNet Bridge – Khuat Viet Hung, vice chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee, recently spoke to the Thoi Bao Kinh Te (the Economic Times) newspaper about vehicle accidents on highways.

Vietnam vows to reduce transport accidents, deaths in new campaign

 VietNamNet Bridge – Khuat Viet Hung, vice chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee, speaks to the newspaper Lao dong (Labour) about his plan to reduce the number of transport accidents, deaths and injuries.

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.

Traffic deaths fall year-to-date

 VietNamNet Bridge – Traffic safety across the country showed positive changes in the first nine months of this year with the numbers of deaths and injuries continuing to drop,

Transport sector to end risk to traffic safety on highway

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's Transport Minister Dinh La Thang has suggested to the provinces and relevant agencies to ensure traffic safety and bring order on the Noi Bai-Lao Cai highway in view of certain unorganised activities noticed there.

Post harvest straw smoke continues to harm people

 VietNamNet Bridge – Smoke from burning stacks of straw and waste in fields on the outskirts of Ha Noi occurs annually, causing risks to people's health and traffic safety after every rice harvest.

Is Hanoi barking up the wrong tree?

 VietNamNet Bridge – A tree-felling project runs foul of public opinion, highlighting Hanoians' deep, spiritual ties with the city's trees.

Hanoi cracks down on sand exploitation

 VietNamNet Bridge – Riparian communes should be asked to stop permitting individuals or firms to set up sand-gathering sites on the banks of the Red River,

Traffic-safety body suggests take-home service for public drunks

The National Traffic Safety Commission will coordinate with the Beverage Association to develop a new model of alcoholic beverage selling points that would offer unique services for intoxicated people to ensure traffic safety in big cities.

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Motorcycle registrations already beat 2020 target

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of registered motorcycles across the country continues to increase rapidly, amounting to over 39 million units now and exceeding the number targeted for 2020 by three million vehicles approved last February.