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  • Five tri-wheeler passengers killed in accident

    THATTA: Five passengers of a tri-wheeler were killed and four others injured when it was hit by an oncoming dumper truck near Bhanbore link road on the National Highway on Monday...

    Three of the passengers, Mina Bai, Ms Kavita and Khalida Baloch, died on the spot and two of the four victims, later identified as Mai Karima and Khan Mohammed (driver of the tri-wheeler), succumbed to their critical injuries while being rushed to Karachi...

  • Rooney receives two-year driving ban for drunk-driving

    Former England football captain Wayne Rooney was banned on Monday from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid community work after pleading guilty to drink-driving...

    He was stopped by police when driving a woman's black Volkswagen Beetle at around 2am on September 1 and later arrested and bailed...

  • New driving licence plan ‘leaves little room to cut corners’

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has approved a scheme declaring five steps including a four-hour period in its driving school and 40-hour road training mandatory for every applicant to get a licence...

    Moreover, every applicant will have to undergo a vision/eye test under the new scheme titled ‘Punjab Driving Education Centres’...

  • Driving licence applicants face hardships in Karachi, grace period extended

    KARACHI: Police resorted to baton-charge on Monday as scores of applicants desperate to apply for or renew driving licences thronged Motor Vehicle Inspection and Driving Licence branches in Clifton and North Nazimabad areas of the city...

    Hundreds of people had reached the Clifton, Nazimabad and Korangi driving licence branches to get their licence issued, after DIG-Traffic Dr Amir Sheikh had earlier warned Karachi's drivers to get...

  • Driving licence drive postponed amid chaos at traffic police offices

    KARACHI: A fresh campaign to “streamline and discipline” road traffic by checking driving licences of motorists with a penalty as strict as imprisonment for those who fail to acquire their licence within a week faced a major blow on Monday amid chaos and violence at driving licence branches, said officials and witnesses...

    The situation attracted intervention from the higher authorities who postponed the campaign for a month with the...

  • Karachi driving licence campaign postponed till February 2016

    KARACHI: Caught in an embarrassing position when the Sindh home department came up with a strong reaction to a “hasty” and “ill-conceived” campaign to arrest and jail the drivers without driving licences, the traffic police authorities on Tuesday postponed the drive to check licences till February next year...

    Just a day ago, the authorities had decided to resume the drive, which had suffered a major setback on its launching day amid...

  • Driving sans licence

    Know more: Karachi driving licence campaign postponed till February 2016As such, if the intention of the traffic authorities had been to provide drivers with reason to really, truly fear the law, then they certainly succeeded — though with unintended consequences...

    Over the weekend, it was announced that from Monday, drivers without a valid licence would be arrested and jailed for up to one month under a provision of the Motor...

  • Driving licence stamps unavailable due to GPO-accounts office row

    GUJRAT: Due to a row between the district accounts office and the General Post Office (GPO), driving licence stamps are unavailable at the GPO for the more than a month, causing a delay in issuance of licences...

    Each person, applying for the licence, has to paste stamps worth Rs1,000 with his application for issuance or renewal of his licence...

  • Punjab likely to privatise driving licence

    LAHORE: As part of the city traffic management plan, Punjab may soon withdraw licencing power from the police and grant it to a newly created authority, which, in turn, will privatise the entire process – training, testing and award of driving licence...

    According to sources in the transport department, premature licence award is one of the major causes of traffic mess...

  • Samsung okay to test self-driving cars in California

    Samsung Electronics has joined the self-driving car race in California with a permit from the state to test the technology on the home turf of Tesla, Google, and Apple...

    A California Department of Motor Vehicles website on Thursday showed that the South Korean consumer technology giant's name had been added to a list of more than three dozen companies with permits to test self-driving cars in the state...

  • Self-driving start-up Otto to test with truckers by year's end

    CONCORD: Self-driving trucking start-up Otto is poised to put its software in the hands of long-haul truckers by the end of this year for testing, its co-founders said on Thursday...

    By the end of the year, small owner-operators and larger commercial partners will begin using Otto's self-driving kit, Levandowski told Reuters at the facility in Concord, north of San Francisco, adding the company has a target of "thousands" of testers...

  • Pak vs Australia: Smith ton puts Aussies in driving seat in first Brisbane Test

    Skipper Steve Smith scored a hundred and rookies Matt Renshaw and Peter Handscomb half-centuries as Australia took an early grip on the pink-ball first Test against Pakistan in Brisbane on Thursday...

    At the close before a first day Gabba crowd of more than 26,000, the home side were 288 for three with Smith on 110 and Handscomb, playing in only his second Test match, not out on 64...

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