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Taipei man dies after being struck by 4 cars in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man died early Sunday morning (May 2) after he was struck by four cars while trying to cross a street in Wanhua District. At 3 a.m. on Sunday, a 41-year-old ma...

Taiwan's traffic deaths surpass Japan's

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislators are calling for the creation of a basic traffic safety law after Taiwan exceeded Japan in traffic fatalities despite having a much smaller pop...

Experts partially attribute Taiwan’s high traffic fatality rate to bad road design

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A panel of politicians and engineers at a press conference on Wednesday (Jan. 5) partially attributed Taiwan's high traffic fatality rate to bad road design, UDN repor...

As pandemic raged, roadways became speedways

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some drivers took advantage of roads and highways emptied by the coronavirus pandemic by pushing well past the speed limit, a trend that continues even as states try to get back ...

Philippine volcano life-threatening despite `seeming lull'

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — An erupting Philippine volcano remains life-threatening despite weaker emissions and fewer tremors, an official said Friday and advised thousands of displaced villagers no...

'Necessity': Those in US illegally push for license to drive

ALBION, N.Y. (AP) — Dairy farm worker Luis Jiménez gambles every time he drives without a license. Even a minor traffic stop could alert immigration agents that he is in the country illegally and lead...