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Hanoi to have eight bus rapid transit routes

 VietNamNet Bridge - The Prime Minister has approved the planning of transportation in Hanoi to 2030, with a vision to 2050. From now to 2020, bus transport will be the major part of public transport systems in Hanoi.

Traffic accidents kill 210 during eight days of Tet holidays

 As many as 334 traffic accidents occurred nationwide during the first 8 days of the nine-day Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday (February 6-13), claiming 210 lives and injuring 331 others.

Road accidents fall but railway crashes rise in Vietnam in 2015

 Road accidents and fatalities have dropped this year, according to statistics from the National Committee of Traffic Safety.

Hanoi detects traffic violations via cameras

 More than 200 drivers were caught on camera violating traffic regulations, the Ha Noi Traffic Police Division reported 10 days after the surveillance camera programme went into effect.

Out-dated vehicles plague Vietnam's roads

 The Vietnamese authorities are struggling to deal with hundreds of out-dated cars and trucks that are still running on the streets.

HCM City plans public transport revamp

 HCM City has outlined plans for an overhaul of public transport, including metro lines, a new Bus Rapid Transit system and possible bus lanes as well as trams in an aim to reduce traffic congestion.

Pictures: Vietnam's most modern highway opens to traffic

 The 105km Hanoi- Hai Phong Highway opens to the public today, Dec. 5.

New spending to ease traffic woes in Hanoi

 Hanoi will spend over VND2.1 trillion ($92.4 million) on easing congestion and ensuring traffic safety in the 2016-2020 period.

Hanoi traffic police to issue tickets with photos

 Starting this December, the Ha Noi Police will start sending traffic tickets home to drivers that include photographs of their traffic violations captured by the city's traffic camera system.

Hanoi street covered with mud, traffic chaos reported

VietNamNet Bridge - A truck dropped a large amount of mud on Tran Duy Hung, a major road in Cau Giay District, Hanoi. This incident turned the beautiful street into a muddy road, seriously affecting traffic.

Special crash helmet introduced for ethnic women

 A special motorbike helmet has been designed and made for women of the Thai ethnic group to accommodate their traditional huge hair buns while protecting them from possible head injuries.

Rapid urbanisation stressing Hanoi's traffic infrastructure

 Although the Hoang Mai district's Linh Nam street in the south of Ha Noi is just three kilometres long, five apartment projects are under construction in this area.

Number of traffic accidents remains high in Vietnam

 Over 18,400 traffic accidents occurred across the country over the last ten months, killing nearly 7,200 people and injuring more than 16,700, the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) reported.

Hanoi to alter bus routes, ease traffic

 The Ha Noi's Department of Transport will reduce the  number of buses on roads where construction sites are located, to ease  traffic congestion during rush hours, from today.

Vietnam considers $2.5 billion Vientiane – Hanoi expressway

 VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Transport is considering two plans to build the road connecting Hanoi and Vientiane (Laos) via the border gate of Thanh Thuy in Nghe An Province or the Cau Treo border gate in Ha Tinh province.