Mumbai Traffic

  • Meet Anita Lobo, Mumbai's only woman volunteer traffic warden May 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Anita Lobo, Mumbai's only female traffic warden, has been a familiar sight on city streets for the past 15 years. It is a position she has taken up voluntarily for no remuneration. Lobo has been appointed by the Mumbai Police to bolster its ranks, though not on its rolls. Come...
  • Weather in Mumbai: Heavy Rains continue in Thane, thousands marooned September 4, 2012

    Thane/ Mumbai: Incessant rains for the second day in a row wreaked havoc in Thane district, cutting off several low lying areas, leaving thousands of people marooned. According to district authorities, parts of many areas like Bhiwandi, Kopri, Naupada, Bhayander, Dahanu and Kalyan were completely inundated owing to continous downpour during the...
  • Lata Mangeshkar's traffic woes? July 27, 2010

    Mumbai: Lata Mangeshkar has been taken aback by media reports that she has dashed off a letter to the government cribbing about Mumbai’s pathetic traffic scenario. The veteran singer has tweeted a denial. During a casual conversation with a scribe, the Nightingale happened to mention the snarls. This made its...
  • Accident No. 3 and counting on Mumbai's Sealink December 16, 2009

    Mumbai: The city on Wednesday woke up to its third accident on the Bandra-Worli Sealink this week. Two people were injured when the driver of a Maruti Swift lost control at the Worli end and another car rammed into it. The accident highlights the lack of safety measures on the...
  • No cell phones, Mumbai traffic cops warn drivers September 10, 2009

    Mumbai: In a bid to control the rising number of accidents, the state transport commission in Mumbai has banned talking on mobile phones, with or without the hands-free devices. The latest initiative means errant drivers' licences will be confiscated if they are caught using cellphones even when they stop at...
  • Sound of music silenced in Mumbai cars August 27, 2008

    Mumbai: A new rule by the Mumbai traffic police says people cannot listen to music while driving. However, many people like Karan Tacker, a model and businessman, spend a lot of his time driving through the busy roads of Mumbai. Karan likes to listen to music while he drives and his...
  • Mumbai cops say no music while driving | Is it fair? August 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Do you like listening to music while driving? If you live in Mumbai then it’s time to switch off the radios because the city traffic police says music is a distraction for drivers. The Mumbai Traffic Police is apparently planning to ban music in cars in the interest of...
  • Mumbai cops want to do away with rash driving ads March 31, 2008

    Mumbai: John Abraham can certainly make his bike look like butter in his hands, however, these stunts on television which never fail catch the eye, can cause serious problems. “It feels great to fly high in the clouds,” says an avid biker Zubin Patel. 34-year-old Zubin Patel who was once an avid...