The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked the Directorate for Roads of Viet Nam (DRVN) to revise the Government Decree No 46 issued in 2016 towards imposing stricter penalties on drivers whose alcohol content in blood or breath exceeding the permitted level.
More than 500 Vinschool parents and students joined with Hollywood star Michelle Yeoh, ambassador of the global #3500LIVES traffic safety campaign, for a traffic safety education programme in Hà Nội on April 16.
The #3500 LIVES traffic safety campaign, which reminds people that 3,500 people die on the road every day, was launched on Tuesday in Hà Nội.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has approved a project on passenger transport quality supervision and safe traffic.
Đà Nẵng plans to build a 1.2km safe lane for local residents at railroad crossing sites along a section of the north-south railway system from Hòa Cầm flyover bridge to Cầu Đỏ bridge in Cẩm Lệ district, with total investment of VNĐ39 billion (US$1.7 million).
The Asia Injury Prevention Foundation and its partners donated helmets to 500 students of Bá Hiến B Primary School in Vĩnh Phúc Province under its Helmets for Kids programme to teach road safety to and raise awareness of helmet usage among teachers and students.
Construction quality of a key expressway in central Việt Nam was questioned as repairs meant to fix road defects that appeared shortly after opening were considered ‘lacklustre patchworks.’
The HCM City authority will crack down on traffic violations during the upcoming Tết (Lunar New Year) festival, particularly unregistered passenger buses.
Traffic accidents cost Việt Nam 2.5 per cent of its annual GDP as per World Health Organization estimates, said Khuất Việt Hùng, vice-chairman of the National Committee for Safe Traffic.
Only 62 per cent of the 240,000 watercraft operating in the country are registered and quality verified, the Việt Nam Register Agency has reported.