Ministry mulls stricter penalties to drunk driving Society

Ministry mulls stricter penalties to drunk driving

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (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.
Indonesia's Lion Air recommended to improve safety culture World

Indonesia's Lion Air recommended to improve safety culture

The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) on November 28 recommended that Lion Air must improve its safety culture and better document repair work on its planes, after a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft crashed last month, killing all 189 people onboard.
Crashed Indonesian plane had faulty air speed indicator ASEAN

Crashed Indonesian plane had faulty air speed indicator

Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) said on November 5 that a Lion Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea last week, killing all 189 onboard, had an air speed indicator problem on its fatal flight and on three previous journeys.
More objects related to Lion Air JT610 plane found World

More objects related to Lion Air JT610 plane found

Ship Baruna Jaya I of the Marine Survey Technology of the Indonesia Research and Technology Agency has detected signals from the suspected black box of Lion Air JT610 plane, said head of the agency M. Ilyas on October 31.
Indonesia orders checks on all Boeing 737 Max planes World

Indonesia orders checks on all Boeing 737 Max planes

Indonesian transport minister Budi Karya has ordered local airlines Lion Air and Garuda to inspect their Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes in the context that authorities continue investigation and search for victims of Lion Air plane crash on October 29.
Traffic deaths decline during National Day holidays Society

Traffic deaths decline during National Day holidays

The number of deaths and injuries caused by traffic accidents across the country reduced during the National Day holidays from the same period last year, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC).
Helmet law needs reinforcement Society

Helmet law needs reinforcement

Ten years after it came into effect, Vietnam’s mandatory helmet law still struggles to address quality issues and raise motorbike riders’ awareness of the need for safe helmets.
Traffic accidents kill 111 during holiday Society

Traffic accidents kill 111 during holiday

A total of 152 traffic accidents occurred across the country, leaving 111 dead and 138 injured during the four-day holiday from April 30 to May 3, according to the National Traffic Security Committee
Traffic safety programme launched Society

Traffic safety programme launched

The NTSC, nearly 300,000 members of the Otofun forum and local people will work together to raise public awareness about responsible driving to build a safe, civilised traffic community.