HMC shares safety lessons from quad bike accident victims

HMC shares safety lessons from quad bike accident victims

The Hamad Injury Prevention Programme (HIPP) of the Hamad Trauma Center has issued a series of recommendations that can improve safety for users of quad bikes or all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) during the ongoing outdoor and camping season.

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.

Aviation safety non-negotiable, goal — zero accidents

Aviation safety non-negotiable, goal — zero accidents

Flying continues to be the safest form of long distance travel the world has ever known.

Pedestrian bridges enhance safety of residents: MoI official

Pedestrian bridges enhance safety of residents: MoI official

More pedestrian bridges would be completed in the succeeding years as well, Traffic Engineering and Safety director Brigadier Mohamed Marafia said.

Indian Railways says deaths, injuries from accidents fall amid safety crackdown

Indian Railways says deaths, injuries from accidents fall amid safety crackdown

Deaths and injuries from train collisions or derailment in India more than halved to 254 people last fiscal year from a year ago, railways data showed, amid attempts to improve its shoddy safety record ...

Nearly 200 hurt in Philippines New Year's Eve accidents

Nearly 200 hurt in Philippines New Year's Eve accidents

Nearly 200 people were injured during traditionally raucous New Year celebrations in the Philippines despite President Rodrigo Duterte's order limiting the use of firecrackers, the health minister said Monday.

Ramadan: MoI issues safety instructions to residents

Ramadan: MoI issues safety instructions to residents

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has issued a list of safety measures to be observed during the holy month of Ramadan.

Estonia police put teddy bears on patrol

Estonia police put teddy bears on patrol

Estonia's police will soon carry teddy bears in their patrol cars to comfort children caught up in accidents or distressing situations, the organiser of the charity Traumamommik (Trauma Teddy) said.

Funeral discounts for elderly Japanese drivers who quit

Funeral discounts for elderly Japanese drivers who quit

The prospect of a cheaper funeral is being used to entice elderly Japanese drivers to give up their licences as police step up efforts to prevent accidents caused by ageing motorists.

Pedestrians, motorists urged to observe safety rules

Pedestrians, motorists urged to observe safety rules

Both pedestrians and motorists need to observe safety rules in order to avoid accidents on the roads, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has stressed.

Comprehensive insurance to cost more for 'risky' drivers

Comprehensive insurance to cost more for 'risky' drivers

Comprehensive insurance policy for vehicles belonging to motorists who have caused accidents or violated traffic laws will be costlier in Qatar, a move that the Qatar Central Bank said would lead to safer roads in the country.

Mowasalat raises awareness on safe driving

Mowasalat raises awareness on safe driving

Mowasalat has said its participation in the 32nd GCC Traffic Week is aimed at supporting traffic awareness campaigns and highlighting its efforts to ensure that citizens and residents of all ages have the maximum protection and awareness.