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Beamer bursts into flames in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A BMW on Wednesday morning (April 28) burst into flames in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung City, a day after a Lamborghini erupted into a ball of fire. At 8:20 a.m. on ...

Video shows rogue scooter rider cause 10 car pile-up on Taiwan freeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reckless driving by a man illegally riding a scooter on a freeway in New Taipei City Monday (Oct. 5) led to multiple collisions involving at least 10 vehicles. A 10-veh...

Taiwan highway police officer gets demerit for assisting sick child

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A National Highway police officer surnamed Chen (陳) received a demerit for leaving his post to escort a family with a sick child to the hospital. The mother of the chil...

Video shows Tesla on autopilot slam into truck on Taiwan highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Tesla driving on autopilot on National Highway 1 barely missed a pedestrian and collided into an overturned truck on Monday (June 1). At 6:35 a.m. on Monday (June 1),...

Father of heart patient begs Taiwanese drivers to yield for ambulance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A father of a young man suffering from heart disease on Wednesday (March 11) pleaded with Taiwanese motorists to give way for an ambulance as his son needs urgent treatmen...

Video shows wildfire threaten freeway in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A wildfire that broke out on the outskirts of western Taiwan's Taichung City spread precariously close to a freeway on Sunday (Nov. 10), sparking fears among motorists...

Baby in critical condition after 5-car collision on freeway in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One person was killed and six were injured in a major traffic collision on the Changhua section of National Freeway No. 1 (Sun Yat-sen Freeway) Saturday morning (Nov. 2). ...

2 killed, 4 injured in 4-car collision in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two people were killed in a major car incident in northern Taiwan’s Hsinchu County on Saturday evening (May 11). Four vehicles collided on the Zhunan South Road s...

After uniform upgrade, Taiwan Highway Police showcase vintage threads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the nationwide introduction of new dark blue police uniforms last Thursday, April 18, some in Taiwan are reflecting on the uniforms worn by police throughout the...

Two killed in tragic car accident, in western Taiwan’s Miaoli County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two people have died in a car accident on Taiwan National Highway No. 3. The accident was caused when a car suddenly veered in front of a truck near the highway’s...

Driver dies after car crushed in 5-vehicle pileup on Taiwan's Freeway 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One driver died and another was injured after a five-vehicle collision on Taiwan's National Freeway No. 1 in Taichung City, on Thursday morning (March 21. Liberty Times ...

Chinese cyclist riding on Taiwan’s motorway driven to safety by police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese cyclist who found himself in a tight spot on Sunday (Feb. 10) after starting his round-the-island cycling trip the wrong way by getting on a motorway was driven ...

Kaohsiung woman leaps from car after husband stabs her 7 times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A woman in Kaohsiung City leaped from a moving car yesterday on a highway after her husband stabbed her seven times Monday morning (Jan. 28). A 51-year-old man surnamed Liu ...

Taiwan’s highway patrol clears the way for desperately ill baby to reach hospital sooner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwan’s National Highway Police unit on Thursday helped rush a desperately ill infant from Hualien to National Taiwan University (NTU) Hospital in Taipei by clear...

DPP legislator calls for better protection of road safety personnel in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — DPP legislator Lee Kun-tse (李昆澤) has called for better protection for road safety personnel across Taiwan, according to a report by CNA. Lee reminded fellow ministers t...