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Motorcycle Safety

2 women die, hit by cars in Yuen Long and Central

A pedestrian was killed and two women injured when a motorist apparently stepped on the wrong pedal and rammed them with his car in Yuen Long yesterday.

Friday, 9 December, 2011, 12:00am

Weibo puts the heat on officials over tragedy

Despite strong propaganda directives to the media and detailed instructions to downplay Saturday's high-speed train crash in Zhejiang province, a critical mass of internet users' questions and media coverage seems to have forced mainland authorities to supply more details about the accident.

27 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Helpful driver killed in Tolo Highway crash

27 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Motorcyclists who have accidents blame fate

Many motorcyclists involved in traffic accidents believe that being ill-fated was a major factor in the crash, a Polytechnic University survey found.

15 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Family sues over tragedy

The parents of a youngster who witnessed the death of a whale trainer at Sea World in Florida is suing the company for his trauma, cable news channel msnbc reports on its website. Suzanne and Todd Connell were only about 30 metres away when the orca Tilikum drowned his trainer Dawn Brancheau. They said their son saw everything and was deeply upset.

15 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

A black spot is where any accident occurs

There is no doubt there are dangerous stretches of road where drivers, police and transport authorities should exercise more care and invest more effort to minimise accidents. It's hard to imagine much time should be spent debating which stretches of road are dangerous. If there's any question, err on the side of caution.

19 May 2010 - 12:00am

Driver arrested after crash

A driver was arrested for driving with a suspended licence and failing to take a breath test after his car crashed into railings in San Po Kong yesterday. The man, 42, lost control of his car on Prince Edward Road East, near King Tai Street, at about 1am. He suffered no apparent injuries, was released on bail of HK$5,000 and is required to report to police on November 7.

2 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Bus driver's sentence over fatal crash halved

A bus driver responsible for a horrific accident on December 14 that left two people dead and more than a dozen injured won a bid yesterday to reduce his prison sentence. Court of First Instance judge Mrs Justice Verina Bokhary halved a 16-month jail term handed to Tam Kwok-choi, 30, after ruling that the sentencing magistrate imposed too stiff a punishment.

6 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Driver arrested after fatal accident

Police arrested a 30-year-old driver on suspicion of dangerous driving causing death after his truck hit and killed a 66-year-old woman in Ma On Shan yesterday. The woman was using a pedestrian crossing at Fu Po Road outside the bus terminal at Lee On Estate when the accident happened at 10.30am. She was declared dead soon after.

22 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Driver sought after hit-and-run death

Police were hunting last night for a hit-and-run driver after a woman was killed in an accident in Tsuen Wan - the fourth such case in three weeks.

10 Jan 2008 - 12:00am