VEC bans 31,000 overloaded trucks from highways Society

VEC bans 31,000 overloaded trucks from highways

Transport authorities have prevented 31,000 trucks overloaded with goods or passengers from entering highways since early this year, the Vietnam Expressway Service Joint Stock Company (VEC) has said.
Traffic accidents decline but remain complex Society

Traffic accidents decline but remain complex

The number of traffic accident cases, deaths, and injuries declined in the first half of 2018, but the problem remains complex and the drops still fall short of expectations, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said on July 5.
 Illegal landfills block flood drainage Environment

Illegal landfills block flood drainage

Some 80 percent of construction landfills along the capital city’s riverbanks are operating without licences, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Holiday traffic safety top priority: PM Society

Holiday traffic safety top priority: PM

The Prime Minister has asked ministries, sectors and localities to step up measures to ensure traffic safety and social order during the upcoming national holiday of National Independence Day (Sep 2).
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Traffic accidents decline in 2015: official

Khuat Viet Hung, Vice-Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee, told Vietnamplus.vn that though less traffic accidents have occurred so far this year, overloaded trucks pose a safety threat.
Truck market sees steady growth Business

Truck market sees steady growth

The domestic truck market has seen significant growth since the Ministry of Transport's decision to increase control and oversight of overloaded vehicles and ensure the safety of all drivers on the roads.

The policy appears to have been successful, as the number of traffic accidents since April has decreased and the transport sector seems to be more competitive, especially the truck market.