Stats Show Israel's Roads Getting Safer, for Those Inside Cars

It was safer to drive on Israel's roads in 2014, but more dangerous to cross them on foot.Yaakov Levi, 1/4/2015, 3:57 PM

What's the Most Dangerous Road in Israel for Pedestrians?

Street in Rehovot receives dubious honor of most dangerous road in Israel, courtesy of the Or Yarok road safety organization.Yaakov Levi, 9/22/2014, 3:42 PM

Three Israeli Tourists Killed as Swiss Train Hits Minibus

Five others were seriously injured in the accident at a level crossing in central Switzerland.AFP, 8/11/2014, 5:30 PM

Report: Israeli Pedestrians '2nd Most Vulnerable in the World'

Some 2,000 children are injured annually during the summer vacation in road accidents, according to Or Yarok road safety group.Yosef Berger, 6/30/2014, 3:38 PM

Road Safety Group: Walking Down the Street Can Kill You

One out of every three people killed in road accidents in Israel are pedestrians, the Or Yarok road safety group said Monday.Yosef Berger, 6/9/2014, 5:34 PM

Safety Officials Seek to Regulate Electric Bike Use

Electric bicycles, equipped with small motors, should be considered a vehicle, not a bicycle, Israeli safety officials say.Yosef Berger, 5/18/2014, 6:03 PM

Report: Spend Money to Save Money on Traffic Deaths

If the government spends NIS 750 million to fix the roads, it will save double that amount in costs, a Bank of Israel study saysYosef Berger, 5/4/2014, 10:17 PM

12 Israelis Injured in Argentina Bus Mishap

Twelve Israeli tourists were injured late Wednesday when a bus overturned in Argentina.Moshe Cohen, 4/17/2014, 11:41 AM

Corporal Sheetrit Elhai Killed as Army Vehicle Flips Over

IDF Corporal Sheetrit Elhai z''l dies, another soldier injured lightly, in car accident in western Galilee near Lebanese border.Ari Yashar, 4/3/2014, 4:36 PM

Campaign Warns, ‘Don’t Text and Drive’

Frightening data on the dangers of mixing SMS and driving leads to new campaign.Maayana Miskin, 3/17/2014, 4:01 PM

Soldier Seriously Hurt in Roof Collapse

Ten soldiers hurt in Haifa as temporary roof caves in at Navy base.Maayana Miskin, 3/11/2014, 8:06 PM

Former Head of Syrian Rebels Injured in Car Accident

Riad al-Asaad, former head of the rebel Free Syrian Army, injured in accident outside Istanbul.Elad Benari, 3/5/2014, 3:43 AM

Police Shocked to Find 25 Children Crammed in Eight-Seater

Police make shocking discovery after pulling over dangerous driver in Rahat; driver, daycare worker flee the scene.Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2014, 6:23 PM

Haunted by Victims' Pain, Traffic Police Officer Takes Own Life

Deputy Transportation Minister Tzipi Hotovely on Sunday expressed her condolences to the family of traffic police officer Yoni GizDavid Lev, 2/2/2014, 8:37 PM

27-Year-Old Drowns in Efrat

27-year-old drowns in a water well near the Givat HaDagan neighborhood, located in Efrat.Arutz Sheva North America, 1/31/2014, 8:51 PM

Chile: Israeli Tourist Dies in Hiking Tragedy

22 year-old Lieutenant Noam Rubinstein died after breaking her ankle during a hike in northern Chile.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2014, 11:40 PM

One Killed, 9 Injured in Golan Heights Car Accident

Traffic accident at Shirion intersection in Golan Heights; circumstances of incident still unclear.Tova Dvorin, 1/1/2014, 6:21 PM

Teen Who Was Critically Injured in Accident Passes Away

Nofar-Hodaya Shimon, who was injured after being hit by an Arab truck opposite Elazar in Gush Etzion, passed away over the Sabbath.Arutz Sheva, 11/10/2013, 3:35 AM

Protesters’ Angry as Teen Critically Hurt in Traffic Accident

Israelis from Gush Etzion outraged as teenage girl is hit by truck. ‘We warned this could happen.’Maayana Miskin, 11/7/2013, 2:51 PM

MK: Let New Immigrants Drive – Without the Fuss

MK Lipman pushes for automatic licenses for immigrant drivers, and calls to end high fees and long waits.Maayana Miskin, 11/5/2013, 8:06 PM

Police Volunteers Save 3 Lives on Highway

Police volunteers spot stranded youths on highway, and prevent tragic ending.Maayana Miskin, 10/10/2013, 12:56 PM

Baby Rescued After Being Left in Car

Tragedy averted in Ashdod thanks to alert passersby.Maayana Miskin, 10/3/2013, 12:40 PM

Jerusalem Tragedies: Young Biker Killed, Baby Suffers Crib Death

A ten year old boy was killed when he was knocked off his bicycle after it was hit by a truck in JerusalemDavid Lev, 9/29/2013, 7:34 PM

Spain: At Least 69 Dead in Train Accident

At least 69 are dead and more than 140 injured after a train derailed in northwestern Spain.Elad Benari, 7/25/2013, 6:05 AM

Child-in-Car Alarm Systems Get Gov't Push

Transport Minister: new Israeli standard for cars to include a system preventing parents from forgetting children in cars.Gil Ronen, 7/15/2013, 7:42 PM

Israeli Killed in Hit-And-Run Southeast of Boston

Police trying to locate a dark pickup truck that apparently triggered the fatal chain reaction crash which killed an Israeli in Bourne.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/6/2013, 12:49 AM

Hotovely: Save Babies This Summer with Car Sensors

MK Hotovely wants to avoid deaths of babies left in hot cars.Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2013, 2:01 PM

Feiglin: Solve Road Culture by Making Bad Drivers Pay

MK Feiglin proposes law that would make bad drivers pay – literally – for the accidents they cause.Maayana Miskin, 6/26/2013, 1:01 PM

Siren at 8:00 P.M.; Safety Instructions Issued

Drivers are asked to plan in advance so they do not have to stop their car in the middle of the road.Gil Ronen, 4/14/2013, 6:03 PM

Commission to Investigate Causes of Haifa Accident

A commission will investigate the direct and indirect causes of the accident in Nesher, near Haifa.Elad Benari, 4/11/2013, 3:45 AM

Six Killed in Traffic Accident in Haifa

A serious traffic accident occurred Wednesday afternoon after a truck collided with several vehicles on Bar Yehuda Way in Haifa.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2013, 4:41 PM

Tragic Crash in Samaria ‘Price of Government Apathy’

One man killed in Samaria crash; local officials blame ‘apathy’ that prevented opening of new road.Maayana Miskin, 4/10/2013, 9:00 AM

Drivers Warned: Be Careful During Memorial Siren

Safety precautions for 10 a.m. siren blast in memory of Holocaust victims.Maayana Miskin, 4/7/2013, 11:57 AM

NYC Hit-and-Run Killer Due in Court Again Wednesday

Meanwhile, driver of livery cab that carried the Glaubers says he'd trade his life for theirs.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2013, 7:32 PM

Ofra Security System Keeps an Eye on Bad Drivers

A security surveillance system outside the town of Ofra is being used to increase awareness of road safetyDavid Lev, 1/13/2013, 10:41 PM

New Report Connects Gender, Ethnicity, Driving Skills

The latest report on traffic violations in Israel breaks down offenses by group. Men more likely to offend.Maayana Miskin, 12/4/2012, 8:58 PM

Jerusalem Cantor Killed in Accident

Searches for Yisrael Monk end with the discovery of the renowned cantor’s body. Funeral at 2.Maayana Miskin, 11/30/2012, 12:57 PM

Bnei Brak: Passersby Lift Car off Injured Pensioner

Passersby who saw an elderly woman run over by a car sprang into action to save her.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 10:13 AM

NJ Jewish Couple Killed While Walking Home from Synagogue

A husband and wife who were returning home from synagogue in East Brunswick this past Shabbat, were struck by a car and killed. Elad Benari, 9/19/2012, 4:26 AM

Doctor from Tekoa Killed in Tragic Accident

Dr. Shira Abramson of Tekoa was killed in a tragic road accident on Monday eveningDavid Lev, 9/10/2012, 10:41 PM

Israeli Men Survive 10-on-2 Carjacking

Two Israeli men were dragged from their car by 10 Arabs, and managed to make their way on foot to Samaria town.Maayana Miskin, 7/20/2012, 9:55 AM

New York: Jewish Man Killed by Train

A Jewish man was killed by a train in New York. Volunteers devastated as they recognize their friend. , 6/12/2012, 5:08 PM

Soldier Killed, 3 Injured in Jeep Accident

19-year-old IDF soldier Dor Jan killed, three other soldiers injured when a military jeep overturns in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2012, 9:18 PM

Rachel Atias Released from Hospital

Rambam Hospital in Haifa released Rachel Atias into the custody of her aunt, with whom she will live in Tzfat; physical condition: good.Gabe Kahn, 5/24/2012, 12:19 PM

Netanyahu to 7-Year-Old Crash Survivor: We Are With You

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu offers his condolences over the deaths of eight members of the Atias family in horrific crash.Elad Benari, 5/23/2012, 3:15 AM

Forensic Expert Reconstructs Atias Crash

The former head of Israel's traffic accident investigation team spoke with A7 about the circumstances of the tragic crash that killed 8Gabe Kahn, 5/22/2012, 10:55 PM

Yishai Atias: 'We Must Have Strong Faith'

The brother of Rafael Atias, who died with his wife and six of their seven children in a road accident, says even tragedy comes from aboveGabe Kahn, 5/22/2012, 10:23 PM

Rachel Atias Struggling With Loss

The seven year old survivor of the tragic accident that claimed 8 members of the Atias family is trying to come to grips with her lossGabe Kahn, 5/22/2012, 9:12 PM

Police Expanding Investigation of Deadly Crash

Police say 'mechanical failure' caused the crash that claimed 8 members of the Atias family; outside experts to supplement investigationGabe Kahn, 5/22/2012, 7:36 PM

Carjacking Victim: 'It's Like the Wild West'

A victim of a recent carjacking in Shomron tells her storyDavid Lev, 2/19/2012, 10:38 PM

Carjacking Attempts on the Rise in Samaria

Several incidents of attempted violent carjackings by PA Arabs on the roads of Samaria underscore the need for security on the roads.David Lev, 2/16/2012, 9:52 AM

September Spike in Road Deaths

44 people were killed in traffic accidents last month, compared with 25 is September 2010.Gil Ronen, 10/10/2011, 10:06 AM

One Dead as Bus and Truck Collide, 31 to Hospital

Accident occurred on Highway 1 near Ben Shemen Interchange. Three in serious condition.Gil Ronen, 5/24/2011, 10:14 AM

Israeli Soccer Stars Recruited to Promote Road Safety

Role models from sports world join the effort to save lives on the roads by undergoing unpleasant simulated situations.Gil Ronen & Yoni Kempinski, 5/10/2011, 10:31 AM

Soldier Injured in IDF Armored Corps Training Accident

A member of the IDF Armored Corps was injured during a training accident at the Shizafon base in Southern Israel on Tuesday.Gabe Kahn., 3/23/2011, 8:43 AM

Soldier Hurt in Tank Shell Explosion

Soldier suffers moderate wounds in the course of training in Golan Heights, when a tank shell exploded near him.Gil Ronen, 11/15/2010, 8:12 PM

Jordan: One Israeli Dead, 10 Others Injured in Traffic Accident

Bus collides with two vehicles south of Amman, Jordan.Elad Benari, 11/12/2010, 12:43 AM