Gulf Times - road-safety
Qmic launches Drivesafe mobile platform to track users' behaviour

Qmic launches Drivesafe mobile platform to track users' behaviour

As part of its mandate to enable smart and safe living, Qatar Mobility Innovations Centre (Qmic) has launched its latest mobile platform “DriveSafe.”

Ambulance efficiency highlighted at event for traffic victims

Ambulance efficiency highlighted at event for traffic victims

The telephone response time for accidents is less than five seconds, while the arrival time of ambulances at the site of the accident is less than eight minutes inside the city of Doha and less than 10 minutes outside it, a senior health official has said.

Traffic dept launches road safety campaign

Traffic dept launches road safety campaign

The General Directorate of Traffic has launched a campaign to control serious violations aiming at reducing wrong behaviour by drivers and enhancing road safety to save lives and property.

Road safety awareness building at schools

Road safety awareness building at schools

Officials from the General Directorate of Traffic on Monday visited different schools in Qatar as part of the ongoing efforts to spread awareness and ensure the safety of students

Call to curb stunt driving on public roads

Call to curb stunt driving on public roads

The menace of stunt driving, which damages public roads apart from risking lives, should be curbed, a cross section of Qataris have told local Arabic daily Arrayah while urging the authorities concerned to launch a broad awareness campaign.

Qatar wins CIHT award for road safety management

Qatar wins CIHT award for road safety management

Qatar, represented by the National Committee for Traffic Safety (NCTS), has made a major international achievement in the field of traffic safety

Human errors cause 85% road accidents in Qatar

Human errors cause 85% road accidents in Qatar

Mowasalat's Nasser bin Mohamed al-Malki honouring National Traffic Safety Committee's Brigadier Mohamed Abdullah al-Malki at the conference.

Traffic strategy made Qatar roads safer, says NTSC official

Traffic strategy made Qatar roads safer, says NTSC official

The ongoing plans and programmes being implemented as part of the National Traffic Safety Strategy has taken the traffic safety in Qatar to higher levels, a top official has said.

‘Students for Road Safety’ programme creates awareness, spreads message

‘Students for Road Safety’ programme creates awareness, spreads message

The General Directorate of Traffic and Oryx GTL are continuing with their commitment to students in the area of road safety.

Police fire tear gas on students as Dhaka protests enter eighth day

Police fire tear gas on students as Dhaka protests enter eighth day

Bangladeshi police fired tear gas on students occupying an intersection in central Dhaka on Sunday as thousands of protesters took to the streets for an eighth day to demand road safety measures.

Bangladesh teens block roads for seventh day over road safety

Bangladesh teens block roads for seventh day over road safety

Parts of the Bangladeshi capital ground to a halt for the seventh day running Saturday, as thousands of students staged protests calling for improvements to road safety after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus.

PM launches new action plan to reduce road accidents

PM launches new action plan to reduce road accidents

The United Nations Secretary General's Special Envoy for Road Safety, Jean Todt, lauded the efforts of Qatar to reduce the number of road accident deaths since the launch of the 1st Qatar Action Plan in 2013.