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  1. News - China Insider - ROAD SAFETY

    A foreign 'chengguan'? British woman, 21, becomes traffic warden in Hunan

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 06:24pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com Weeks into the job, expat may already be having the desired effect by stopping would-be jaywalkers in their tracks A city in China’s Hunan province has hired a 21-year-old British woman to work as a traffic warden ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    British cyclist dies after colliding with van in Tung Chung

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 03:24pm by BRIAN YAP

    ... Brian Yap brian.yap@scmp.com As top amateur is killed in Tung Chung, cyclists say it's time for a new approach to road safety Government blamed for cyclist’s death The dangers ... Another cyclist, Chris Lai, accused drivers of ignoring safety, saying: “I almost got hit from the back by a truck driver, even though I was as close to the curb as possible. Van and truck drivers ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Smartphone usage in cars in the spotlight as government studies effect of technology on drivers

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:17am by Ada Lee

    ... jeopardise road safety as well," he told the Legislative Council. "We need more comprehensive information." Cheung said the government would collect statistics to see if smartphone ... lawmaker Kwok Wai-keung said it was obvious that putting phones on the dashboard could jeopardise safety. Hong Kong Taxi Association chairman Lai Hoi-ping said he hoped new laws could be introduced ...

  4. News - China - ROAD SAFETY

    Ferrari riddle deepens- three in car, but none is owner

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 04:22am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Three men had taken another car to its owner when they crashed on their way home Ferrari riddle deepens, with three in car, but not owner None of the three men riding in the Ferrari 458 that crashed and disintegrated near Beijing ...

  5. News - China - ROAD SAFETY

    Driver fined 2.7m yuan over bridge collapse

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A truck driver has been sentenced to three years in jail and fined the equivalent of 100 years wages after a bridge he was driving across collapsed in 2011 A truck driver was fined 2.7 million yuan (HK$3.2million) – 100 yea ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Audit chiefs urge mandatory training courses for taxi drivers

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am

    ... a set of service standards for taxi drivers and would consider practicable measures to enhance safety. Taxi Dealers and Owners Association president Ng Kwan-sing said the government should ... for drivers to work." The report- which reviewed road safety measures- also urged police to buy more breath test devices to prevent drink-drivers walking free or being charged with lesser ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Hong Kong experts say cushions can fix flawed flyover dividers

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... despite 'risky' design No action is being taken to improve the safety of about 15 ramped central dividers on flyovers despite a fatal crash this month in which a taxi ran up a ramp, took ... accidents- complied with established practices and guidelines. They have no plans to add new safety measures at this time. However, Lo Kok-keung, from Polytechnic University's department ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Luxury cars score poorly in new U.S. crash test

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the test, the US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said. Volvo is owned by China's Geely. The Mercedes C-Class, Volkswagen's Audi A4 and Toyota's Lexus IS 250 and Lexus ES ... not affect their decision in choosing a car." The Acura TL is not sold in the city while the Volvo S60 is not popular. Most cars are now built with safety cages that can handle head-on ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Minibus driver dies after collision with tour coach

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Minibus driver dies after collision with tour coach Police are investigating whether a minibus driver was trying to speed through a red light after a fatal crash with a tour bus in Kowloon City yesterday. The minibus, carr ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Head-on collision in Tsuen Wan kills 10-year-old boy, injures five others

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... A 10-year-old boy died late yesterday afternoon after he was thrown out of a light goods van which was involved in a crash with a seven-seater in Tsuen Wan. Five others were injured in the accident on Texaco Road near the Allied Cargo Centre at the Tsuen ...




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