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Six killed as school bus crashes with truck in France: Police

Paris - At least six children were killed when a school minibus crashed into a truck in western France on Thursday, police said, a day after another road accident involving a school bus left two youngsters dead.

37 dead in India as bus plunges into river

Ahmedabad - A packed passenger bus plunged off a bridge into a river in western India Friday killing at least 37 people, an official said, in one of the deadliest road accidents in recent years.

Motorsport boss Todt wants road deaths to be seen as 'pandemic'

Davos - The head of Formula One's ruling body, Jean Todt, said Friday he was lobbying the rich and powerful to support his mission to have road accident deaths considered a "pandemic".

Russia prison chief arrested for 'stealing 50km road'

Moscow - Russia on Wednesday detained a senior prison service official on suspicion of stealing a 50-kilometre (31 mile) stretch of public road, investigators said.

Police escort Mexican travelers on 'death highway'

Matamoros - Twenty cars line up between police cruisers in a violent northeastern Mexican city, ready to be escorted at high speed across a notorious "death highway" infested with gangs that kill and kidnap.

Argentina police bus accident kills 43

Buenos Aires - At least 43 police officers died Monday and several more were injured when their bus plunged off a bridge and into a dry riverbed in northern Argentina, authorities said.

Thousands gather in tribute to victims of French horror crash

Petit-palais-et-cornemps - Nearly 5,000 people came to a town near Bordeaux on Sunday to mourn the 43 victims, mostly pensioners, of a horrific coach crash that was France's worst road accident in three decades.

Police try to identify bodies from French horror crash

Puiss - French investigators on Saturday began identifying the 43 victims of a horrific coach crash, while combing the burnt wreckage for clues to what caused the country's worst road accident in three decades.

At least 43 dead in French pensioners coach crash blaze

Puiss - At least 43 people were killed when a coach carrying elderly day-trippers collided with a lorry and burst into flames in southwest France on Friday, in the country's worst road accident for three decades.

Death toll from lethal roads leaves S.Africa reeling

Johanesburg - This Christmas holiday season an estimated 1,300 people will be killed on South Africa's roads -- and the government accepts its hard-hitting campaigns against dangerous driving seem to do little to prevent the carnage.

At least four killed in U.S. school bus collision

Seattle - A school bus carrying foreign exchange students collided with a tour vehicle in the US West Coast city of Seattle, killing at least four people and critically injuring 12 others, officials said.

Hundreds of migrants march on Hungary motorway

Budapest - Scores of migrants broke through a police line near a refugee centre on Monday and marched against oncoming traffic on a motorway hard shoulder headed for Budapest.

London bus driver throttles woman who filmed her driving over red

The female driver of a London tour bus apparently throttled and assaulted a woman who filmed her allegedly driving the bus through a red light. She left her vehicle in the middle of the road, leaping out to throw the victim to the ground, unconscious.

Four dead in Swedish car explosion

Stockholm - A car explosion outside the southwestern Swedish city of Gothenburg on Friday evening has left four dead, police said Saturday. The explosion took place as the car with four passengers entered a roundabout.

Car explodes at Swedish roundabout killing one

Stockholm - A car exploded at a roundabout outside the Swedish city of Gothenburg on Friday killing at least one person and seriously injuring several others, according to police.

London testing cyclist detection systems for traffic lights

Transport for London is to install special cyclist detection systems at traffic lights throughout the city in an effort to make cycling safer. Traffic lights will know how many cyclists are waiting and adjust timings so they have longer to get away in.

Dozens killed in Nigeria petrol tanker accident: Red Cross

Lagos - Sixty-nine people burnt to death in southeast Nigeria after a petrol tanker lost control, rammed into a busy bus station and burst into flames, the Red Cross and police said Monday.

China jails 'Fast & Furious' Lamborghini, Ferrari drivers

Bejing - Two unemployed men who crashed a Lamborghini and Ferrari as they reportedly staged a "real-life Fast and Furious" race through Beijing were sentenced to jail Thursday for dangerous driving, the court said.

Lamborghini, Ferrari in 'Fast and Furious' Beijing crash

Bejing - A Lamborghini and Ferrari crashed in a high-speed road race in Beijing as the seventh stunt-filled "Fast and the Furious" movie opened in China, the latest luxury car accident to provoke controversy.

Drivers play football on UK motorway as coach catches fire

A coach on fire on the M25 motorway around London has led to long queues and very heavy traffic. Drivers fed-up with the situation are reported to have started an impromptu game of football on the road, prompting a police warning.

Peru bus pile-up kills 37

- At least 37 people were killed when a bus swerved into oncoming traffic in Peru Monday, leading to a multi-vehicle collision involving two other buses and a truck, authorities said.

54 dead in Brazil bus crash: Rousseff

Rio De Janeiro - The death toll from a tour bus's horrific plunge into a densely wooded ravine in southern Brazil rose to 54 on Sunday, as President Dilma Rousseff expressed her sadness over the news.

Fiery Pakistan bus-tanker crash kills 62

Karachi - At least 62 people including women and children were killed early Sunday in southern Pakistan when their bus collided with an oil tanker, starting a fierce blaze which left victims burnt beyond recognition.

Bus crash in southern Pakistan kills 57 people: Officials

Khairpur - At least 57 people, including 18 children, were killed Tuesday when a bus collided with a goods truck loaded with coal in southern Pakistan, officials said.

At least 38 killed in fiery China road accident: Xinhua

Beijing - At least 38 people were killed when a van carrying inflammable liquid hit a bus on a highway in central China early Saturday, state media reported.

Dead body falls out of van onto busy roadway in Pennsylvania

A body fall right out of a coroner's van, and into the middle of traffic near Feasterville, Pennsylvania. A passerby called the incident the "the most bizarre thing."

U.S. actor Tracy Morgan critically hurt in car crash

Washington - U.S. actor Tracy Morgan, known for his Emmy-nominated turn on television comedy "30 Rock," has been critically injured in a six-car crash in New Jersey that killed one of his friends.

Pakistan bus crash leaves 42 dead

Sukkur - A speeding passenger bus smashed into a tractor-trailer in southern Pakistan Sunday, killing 42 people including 14 children and injuring more than a dozen others with many in critical condition, police said.

Biker shot dead in road rage attack, motorist wounded

Johannesburg - A motorist and a biker were involved in a road rage confrontation on Friday whilst traveling on Malibongwe Drive. In the course of the argument the motorist was wounded and the biker shot dead.

Colombia gets tough on drunk driving

Bogot - Colombia is cracking down on drunk driving, imposing a fine nearly 50 times the country's minimum monthly wage as it tries to set an example for Latin America.
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A coach fire on the M25 stopped traffic  causing some drivers to start a football game on the road
A coach fire on the M25 stopped traffic, causing some drivers to start a football game on the road
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Malawi  road side impressions along the M1 between Blantyre and Lilongwe
Malawi, road side impressions along the M1 between Blantyre and Lilongwe
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South Dakota has quite a lot of unspoiled natural areas up for sale.
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A destroyed road in Vermont, due to Hurricane Irene
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A photo by Erik Johansson
A photo by Erik Johansson
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Vivienne Gucwa began posting her photos of NYC in 2010  re-d...
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A section of the B1083
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Trees along the road...a huge contrast from Kuala Lumpur
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Unpaved roads everywhere. In the background the majestic Himalayas. South of Kathmandu.
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Sweep panorama of road close to Queen Elizabeth Road
Sweep panorama of road close to Queen Elizabeth Road