Drunk Driving

  • Delhi: 89 more drivers may lose their license for drunk driving 6 days ago

    New Delhi: More than a month after suspending licenses of about 700 drivers for drunk driving, transport department is set to cancel or suspend 89 more licenses for the same offence. "We have asked 89 driving license holders, who were found driving vehicles under the influence of alcohol for two or...
  • Drunk father forces 8yearold son to drive home from pub February 17, 2014

    A 38yearold heavily drunk father in Poland forced his eightyearold son to drive him home from a pub, causing an accident in which both were injured. Mikolaj Tomaszewski faces five years jail after his son, Juliusz, crashed into another vehicle in Gielniow, Poland, when they were on their way home. The...
  • Lindsay Lohan's mother arrested for drunk driving September 14, 2013

    New York: Lindsay Lohan's mother Dina was arrested for drunk driving and her blood alcohol was more than double the legal limit. The 50-year-old Dina was pulled over on the Northern State Parkway by New York State Police around 11 pm on Thursday night for speeding in her white BMW. The...
  • Tamil Nadu: 3 killed, 2 injured in Erode road mishap July 4, 2013

    Erode: Three persons were killed and two others injured seriously when a tanker lorry rammed into their car in the district on Wednesday, police said. The occupants of the car were proceeding to Sankari in neigbouring Salem District from Kavindapady, about 20 km from here, when the mishap occurred...
  • Uttar Pradesh: 21 killed as bus falls into canal May 27, 2013

    Etah (UP): At least 21 people were killed and 23 others injured when a roadways bus they were travelling in fell into the Hazara canal in Etah, police said on Monday. The incident occurred late Sunday night when the driver of the bus going to Delhi from Farukhabad lost control...
  • Uttar Pradesh: 19 killed as bus falls into canal May 27, 2013

    Etah (UP): At least 19 people were killed and 23 others got injured when a roadways bus in which they were travelling fell in to the Hazara canal in Etah in Pilua area, police said on Monday. The incident occurred late Sunday night when driver of the bus lost control...
  • Indian charged for drunk driving under China's new law January 11, 2013

    Beijing: A "drunk" Indian businessman has earned the dubious distinction of becoming the first foreign national to be held under China's new law authorising lower courts to prosecute foreigners. Abdul Ajees Mohamed Mustafa, 24, was detained after his car was involved in an accident in the country's international commodity hub...
  • Mumbai: Police van runs over and kills woman December 31, 2012

    Mumbai: An allegedly drunk policeman ran over a 22yearold woman in Mumbai, who later succumbed to her injuries suffered during the accident on Monday. Family and friends of the woman have alleged the policeman driving the van was drunk while the police have said the officer was not responsible. ...
  • Assam: Security tightened for New Year's evening December 31, 2012

    Guwahati: Security has been beefed up in Guwahati and other parts of Assam in the runup to the New Year, with city police launching special drive against drunk driving. "We have stepped up patrolling and put both uniformed personnel and plainclothes police at sensitive places. Our main target are those...
  • Hyderabad: Drunken driving by VIP kids irks cops September 21, 2012

    Hyderabad: Though the drive against drunken driving had been initiated almost 10 months ago by the city traffic police, violation of the rule is still a cause of concern. Thousands of cases have been registered so far, yet the police are having a tough time dealing with those who violate...
  • Mumbai: Speeding car kills young TV actor September 8, 2012

    Mumbai: In a yet another case of suspected drunk driving in Mumbai, a young actor was killed on Friday night. Eighteenyearold television actress Neeral Bhardwaj died after a Honda city rammed into an auto rickshaw she was travelling. Neeral has acted in soaps like 'Mata ki Chowki' and 'Shani Dev...
  • Bangalore: Alcohol intake rises, drunk driving drops July 19, 2012

    Bangalore: "Jungle mein more nacha, kissi ne na dekha, hum jo thodi si peeke zara jhoome, hai re sab ne dekha!" (When the peacock danced in the jungle, nobody saw, but when I drank and danced a little, everybody saw) The film Madhumatis song aptly captured the capability of a...
  • Caught driving drunk, man asked to assist traffic cop May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: An NDMC employee, sentenced to five days in jail for driving in an inebriated condition, has been spared imprisonment by a Delhi court on the condition that he would assist police at busy traffic signals for five days. Additional Sessions Judge(ASJ) SC Rajan has asked Rajpal Singh, employed...
  • Mumbai: extop cop's son arrested for drunk driving April 10, 2012

    Mumbai: In a case of drunk driving in Mumbai, the 41yearold son of former Punjab Police IG Paramjit Singh Sandhu rammed his SUV into a cyclist, injuring him. He then threatened police officials by flaunting his father's name. Police say Paramdeep was in an inebriated state at the time of the...
  • Mumbai drunken driving mishap: 1 dead, 6 injured March 31, 2012

    Mumbai: A joyride gone horribly wrong in Mumbai. Eighteenyearold Shivani Raut lost her life in a car crash, while six others are hospitalized. Police claims one of their friends was driving the car in an inebriated state. The accident happened near an ATM, after the driver lost control and hit a...
  • Mumbai: 'Drunk driver' rams car into tree, 1 dead March 31, 2012

    Mumbai: A suspected case of drunken driving in Mumbai left an 18yearold girl dead. The victim and her friends, all in their 20s, were in a speeding Hyundai Getz which rammed into a tree on Friday night. The girl, who was taken to a hospital in a critical condition later...
  • Overspeeding in Delhi may land you in jail March 20, 2012

    New Delhi: After a series of fatal accidents due to overspeeding in the city, Delhi Police is now mulling ways to jail those who drive their vehicles above the prescribed speed limit. "We will propose that those who drive at speeds which are excessive should be detained and their driving licences...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 2, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Will stringent laws against drunk driving end the menace? March 2, 2012

    A day after government's tough stand on drunk driving, mixed reactions have come in from across the country. ...
  • Crackdown on drunk driving takes toll on pubbing November 24, 2011

    HYDERABAD: The citys swish set are wary of visiting pubs nowadays. With the traffic police arresting people caught drunken driving and producing them in court, most youngsters who frequent pubs are preferring to drink at home, to avoid being caught drunk driving on roads.This has led to a decline in...
  • Hyderabad cops to get tough with drunkendriving October 28, 2011

    HYDERABAD: Here is some good news for teetotalers and bad news for boozers. The traffic police will now get tough with drunken drivers. Besides detaining the vehicle, the cops will book a case against the culprits under Section 185 of the IPC and impose a penalty of Rs 1,000. Introducing the...
  • Obama's uncle arrested on drunk driving charge August 30, 2011

    Framingham (Massachusetts): An uncle of President Barack Obama has been charged with drunk driving in Massachusetts and is being held by immigration officials. Onyango Obama was arrested last week in Framingham after police said he made a rolling stop and nearly caused a cruiser to...
  • In future, cars might decide if driver is drunk January 29, 2011

    Waltham, Massachusetts: An alcoholdetection prototype that uses automatic sensors to instantly gauge a driver's fitness to be on the road has the potential to save thousands of lives, but could be as long as a decade away from everyday use in cars, federal officials and researchers said on Friday. US Transportation...
  • Rash driving: Man appeals for strict traffic rules September 21, 2010

    Col Devinder Singh lost his son, daughterinlaw and grand daughter, who were killed in a reckless driving accident. ...
  • Drunk driver crashes car into bike, 1 killed September 1, 2010

    Mumbai: In a suspected case of drunken driving one person was killed and another seriously injured when the son of a highprofile Mumbai builder reportedly crashed his Honda Accord car into a motor cycle. The accused identified as Sunil Kothari is the son of a Mumbai builder and police claim he...
  • 12yearold reports drunk driving mom to cops July 29, 2010

    New York: A 12yearold passenger dialed 911 to report her drunkdriving mother as their car swerved down a New York state highway, her blood alcohol level more than double the legal limit, police said. Police credited the call on Sunday night with potentially saving their lives. Jamie Hicks, 49, of Islip, New...
  • 4 killed as car crushes workers in Delhi July 26, 2010

    New Delhi: Four people have been killed and four others injured in New Delhi after a Honda City car steered out of control crushing labourers at work. The main accused in the hit and run case has been absconding after the accident, but two others people who were in the...
  • Trapped drunk driver opens another beer as awaits rescue June 23, 2010

    Auckland:A drunk driver trapped after overturning his car cracked open another can of beer while he waited for emergency crews to rescue him, a New Zealand court was told. Paul Nigel Sneddon, 47, pleaded guilty to careless driving and drunken driving after being nearly three times over the legal alcohol limit...
  • Left behind: victim of drunken driving speaks February 5, 2010

    The Mumbai woman who allegedly crushed two persons while driving drunk grabbed headlines, but few cared to bother to find out what happened to the accidents victims. Ruchika Mittal is a victim of drunk drinking accident. This is her story. ...
  • 'Strictest punishment for drunk killer driver' January 30, 2010

    Mumbai: A 27yearold woman, who was allegedly drunk and speeding at over 150 km an hour in her SUV, rammed the car into a police jeep and two other vehicles past midnight in Mumbai. Two people died and four policemen were severely injured, police said Saturday. The accident occurred just before...