KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Taken aback by the loss of lives in the recent road accidents, Prime Minister KP Oli on Monday directed government authorities to thrash out policies to prevent road accidents in the country.
KATHMANDU, April 21: It has been three years since the meeting of Council of Ministers decided to form the Road Safety Council, and four years elapsed since efforts were made to introduce Road Safety Bill, but to no avail.
SINDHULI, Feb 7: Five people were killed and eight others injured in a jeep accident at Chande Bhanjyang of Fikkal rural municipality-2, Sindhuli. The jeep, Ba 15 Cha 9422 was heading to Sindhuligadi from Mahadev Dada.
Our roads are unsafe to walk on and drive along. This is what the data of Nepal Police suggests. A total of 4,298 road accidents took place in the first four months of fiscal year 2018/19, leaving 864 people dead and 1,488 critically injured, says the data.
It is important for the government to take strict actions and introduce innovative measures to ensure road safety. Not just the government, but the people should also contribute to bringing happiness to people.