4 dead in Abu Dhabi road accident: Police

4 dead in Abu Dhabi road accident: Police

Economy
[ad_1] Abu Dhabi: Four people of a family died in a road crash and four others were injured in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Police said on Thursday. They all belong to a family from Oman. The police attributed the cause of accident to sudden swerving, which caused turning around of the vehicle and getting smashed. The accident happened on Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road after Al Marfa Bridge towards Abu Dhabi in Al Dhafra region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. All injured were transferred to the nearby hospital for the treatment. Brigadier Mohammad Mosallam Al Mahrami, Director of Traffic department in Al Dhafra region, said, primary investigation showed that the accident occurred due to sudden swerving of the vehicle.He urged motorists who use the international motorways particularly during late night hours to park their…
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What’s happening with the road toll and how will the government fix it?

What’s happening with the road toll and how will the government fix it?

Travel
[ad_1] LAURA WALTERS Last updated 18:48, November 20 2017 RNZ This year's toll is now 329 - one higher than the total number of deaths for the whole of last year. ANALYSIS: The new government has plans to improve road safety, including funding local road safety projects, in order to bring down the road toll.Associate Transport Minister Julia Anne Genter has called Police, NZTA and the Ministry of Transport to Wellington for a crisis meeting.She wants to create a long-term plan to make our roads safer, but with this year's toll already at 330, something needs to be done immediately. MONIQUE FORD/STUFF Julie Anne Genter, Associate Minister of Transport, says she might not be able to fix the problem in the next two months but the government has a responsibility, and…
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Lewis Road Cider – Is it as good as their dairy products?

Lewis Road Cider – Is it as good as their dairy products?

Lifestyle
[ad_1] Lewis Road has this week announced their expansion from pastures to orchards with the launch of their new Lewis Road Orchard premium apple ciders. The brand's previous launches have stirred social media frenzies, often selling out and seeing the brand enforce limits on the quantities customers can buy. But will their latest offering live up to the hype we've come to expect from the brand? Our Herald Focus panel were sent samples of the orange, apple and peach ciders which they tasted and gave their honest verdict. The cider is available in peach, orange and apple. Photo / Supplied The cider is available in peach, orange and apple. Photo / Supplied Right off the bat the panel felt the ciders lacked the punch they'd come to expect from a…
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Why a trailer could be a good option on your next road trip

Why a trailer could be a good option on your next road trip

Travel
[ad_1] Planning that special trip can be rewarding until you realise that you won’t be able to pack everything you need for your getaway. A suggestive method is to invest in a trailer, that way you can pack enough to last you months. It truly is a lifesaver when you are faced with a living room filled with luggage and only a certain amount of boot space to pack it into, says Kristin Allen, Business Manager for Camp Master.  "Why should mom leave her “just in case shoes” at home and why should the kids leave their PlayStation for those rainy days? “While a trailer could be perceived as an expensive item, it should rather be considered an investment and if looked after properly, it could last for all your family…
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