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Biker's traffic-stopping proposal

February 4, 2013 - 4:11pm


Biker Hector Martinez wanted to propose to his girlfriend of 4 years in a grand way. So, he shut down the I-10 highway in West Covina, California, on Jan 27. 

'Stressed' traffic warden at one primary school says she encounters rude drivers every day

January 31, 2013 - 1:06am


TNP PHOTO: Kelvin Chng

She's employed to keep children safe from the traffic around the primary school.

Tampines crash victims' father to cement truck driver: It's your mistake, I have to suffer

January 29, 2013 - 9:59pm


TNP PHOTO: Jeremy Long

On Monday, brothers Nigel Yap, 13, and Donovan, 7, were on their way home from Tampines North Primary School on their bicycle when a cement truck struck them at the junction of Tampines Avenue 9 and Tampines Street 45.

Demand for vehicle cameras increasing, say distributors

April 9, 2012 - 3:47am


PHOTO: Eureka Plus

Motorists are increasingly keeping an in-car camera for record purposes.

In the past week, in-car camera videos from two accidents were posted on YouTube, on citizen journalism website Stomp and on other forums.

Green light for now but ...

January 30, 2012 - 11:40pm


TWO days after The New Paper published a story on the concerns of parents and readers on the traffic congestion outside Maris Stella High School, things have changed.

An accident waiting to happen?

January 28, 2012 - 12:29am



EVERY school day – from 7am to 7.30am and then from 1.15pm to 1.30pm – the stretch of Bartley Road near Maris Stella High School becomes a traffic nightmare.

Badly injured baby left to die in traffic

October 17, 2011 - 3:08pm


PHOTO: China Org

A 2-year-old girl, who was ignored by passers-by as she lay injured after being run over twice, has been declared "brain dead" by doctors, who say she could die at any time.

Footage from a surveillance camera presented on local TV shows Yue Yue walking in a hardware market in Foshan, Guangdong province, on Thursday, about 100 meters away from her home, when she was run over by a van a. It then showed three passers-by who ignored the little girl despite noticing her.

Take extra care on these roads

June 29, 2011 - 8:30pm


Do you find how accidents seem to occur more frequently at certain expressways, like the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) for example?

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