The driver of a double-decker bus that ploughed into a taxi last year, killing the driver and both his passengers, will not face prosecution. The passengers were chefs working for celebrity TV chef Heston Blumenthal.Sunday, 19 May, 2013, 7:42am 2 comments
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which runs the Metro-North service, said a train bound from New York to New Haven derailed about 6.10pm local time near a highway overpass in Bridgeport.19 May 2013 - 7:09am
A recently revised fare-adjustment mechanism that penalises any suspension of services lasting more than eight hours made such a fine possible, Secretary for Transport and Housing Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung said at the site of the crash.19 May 2013 - 12:56pm 1 comment
Mainland authorities will investigate the cause of a crash in which a driver lost control of a tour bus on a wet road in Guangxi and it flipped on its side, injuring 19 Hongkongers.8 May 2013 - 5:04am
Apparently unconcerned about people injured in a series of traffic accidents on a highway in Hunan, over a 100 villagers rushed to pillage oranges and potatoes deposited at the scene.28 Mar 2013 - 1:31pm 3 comments
Shanghai residents urged the city to investigate the dangers of television screens in taxis after two passengers were injured in an car accident on Tuesday.15 Mar 2013 - 4:06pm 1 comment
Sunday, Sing Tao Daily
Minibus driver caught playing Candy Crush in traffic jam
A minibus driver was accused of risking lives by playing the video game Candy Crush Saga on his phone in a traffic jam. After a passenger posted a video showing the driver's antics on the internet, one viewer warned against Candy Crush becoming "Car Crush".
9 Feb 2013 - 5:42am
There should be no happier time on the mainland than the Lunar New Year holiday, a week of family get-togethers and relaxation. But for too many people, it is also a tragic occasion as road accidents claim lives and cause injuries. With so many on the move at the same time in sometimes poor driving conditions, mishaps are inevitable.7 Feb 2013 - 5:35am
Electric cars, which have near-silent engines, will need to have noise-making devices installed to let people know they are near, under a US government proposal.9 Jan 2013 - 4:19am
The papal envoy to Ivory Coast, Indian Archbishop Ambrose Madtha, was killed in a traffic accident in the west of the country at the weekend.
Madtha was travelling back from the northwestern town of Odienne to an ordination ceremony when his car was in a collision with another vehicle.10 Dec 2012 - 4:12am
Hong Kong prides itself on having an efficient and affordable public transport system. Unfortunately, our good reputation has been overshadowed by frequent accidents. The Lamma ferry tragedy in October and two major bus crashes over the past two weeks are sad reminders of our not-so-glowing safety record.5 Dec 2012 - 3:07am 3 comments
Lawmakers are currently investigating the tragic bus accident in Shau Kei Wan. Meanwhile, the fatal Lamma ferry collision on National Day is being investigated by a commission of inquiry.5 Dec 2012 - 3:14am
About 45 people were in injured on Tuesday when three buses were involved in a pile-up shortly before 7pm on Johnston Road in Wan Chai during peak rush hour.27 Nov 2012 - 10:20pm 1 comment
Two people died and more than 80 were hurt when at least 140 vehicles collided on a Texas highway in dense fog, leaving trucks twisted on top of each other and authorities rushing to pull survivors from the wreckage.
"It is catastrophic," Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Deputy Rod Carrol said of Thursday's pile-up. "I've got cars on top of cars."24 Nov 2012 - 3:14am