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Bus runs over and kills scooter deliveryman in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A deliveryman on a scooter was run over by a bus and killed on a New Taipei street on Tuesday morning (Oct. 19) after falling to the ground following a collision with anot...

Video shows grandma brush off crash in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Wednesday (Sept. 1) showing an elderly woman hopping back on her scooter moments after being involved in a dramatic traffic accident in western Taiwan. ...

Women could face fine for chatting in scooter turning lane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two women are facing fines for standing and chatting in the middle of a scooter left turn box (機車待轉區) in central Taiwan on Sunday (March 28). On Sunday, a user of the F...

Taiwan scooter driver handed 4 tickets in 2 minutes for not signaling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A scooter driver in southern Taiwan was given four tickets for failing to use her turn signal when changing lanes four times within two minutes. According to the Sanmin...

Taiwanese man in coma after falling on passing scooter from 5th floor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man living in New Taipei City on Monday (Nov. 2) suffered serious injuries after he fell from the fifth floor of his apartment building and landed on top of a passing sc...

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...

Taiwanese spooked by ghostly arm emerging from bus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the fact that Ghost Month (鬼月) has already come to an end, Taiwanese netizens were spooked when a creepy video surfaced on Monday (Sept. 28) showing a pale, white ...

Bus with driver asleep at wheel careens onto Taipei sidewalk, killing scooter driver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was killed and a police officer was injured after a Taipei bus suddenly careened onto a sidewalk on Monday evening (Sept. 21), with video and eyewitness testimony in...

Taipei man murders motorist after argument with wife over dinner plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man is facing murder charges after fatally stabbing a man seated on his scooter after getting into an argument with his wife over where to go to eat. At about ...

Two people slashed by wanted man in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two people suffered knife wounds during the course of a robbing spree of three different scooter drivers carried out by a wanted man in Taoyuan City on Wednesday night (May 29)...

Scooter driver dies on birthday after being electrocuted by power line in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A young man perished on his birthday early Tuesday morning (May 21) after he was electrocuted by a downed power line during the heavy rains seen in western Taiwan on Monday (Ma...

Video shows helmet-less joy rider ram into pillar in Nantou, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dashcam video has surfaced today on Taiwanese social media showing a helmet-less joyrider on a scooter casually chatting with his buddy before suddenly colliding with a concret...

Police arrest New Taipei City bank robbery suspect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man suspected to be involved in a bank robbery in New Taipei City’s Banqiao District was arrested on Dec. 29, reported CNA. The man, surnamed Yu (游), was arrest...

ABS brakes to be mandatory on Taiwan's scooters in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Beginning New Year's Day in 2019, all scooters built in Taiwan will be required to be installed with an anti-lock braking system (ABS), which could translate into a increas...

Video shows reckless scooter rider pass cop in no passing zone in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video was released yesterday (June 21) on YouTube showing an impatient scooter rider recklessly passing both a police car and a large truck in a no passing zone on a narrow, ...