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Three Dead After HGV Shunts Passenger Car into Oncoming Traffic

Accident in Kazakhstan involving two lorries and a passenger car results in the loss of three people. The accident took place on one of the main routes in the country which connects the southern city of Almaty with the capital …

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New Licences For Kazakhstan Drivers

As part of its general vehicle licensing reforms, Kazakhstan is introducing internationally recognized vehicle groupings on driving licences. The change to the Kazakhstan driving licences will extend the existing 5 vehicle categories (motorcycle, car, goods vehicles, buses and anything with …

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Kazakhstan Vehicle License Plates To Change in August

Police in Kazakhstan have unveiled the new format for vehicle license plates in the country which are designed to conform to international standards. Following closely on Russia’s announcement that it is to change the format of license plates (number plates) …

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Overloaded Minibus Accident Kills Three and Injures 14

An overloaded Russian built minibus collided with a car in north-western Kazakhstan with devastating results. At 4:30pm on 17th June, a Russian built UAZ minibus collided with a Lada car on the main trunk road between the north-western city of …

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No Survivors in Head-On Collision in Rural Kazakhstan

Two vehicle collision near Taldykorgan kills 8 people including 3-month-old child. The accident occurred when a Mazda driven by a 27-year-old local resident lost control and collided with an oncoming Audi vehicle. The driver of the Mazda and his passengers, …

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Bus Overturns in Southern Kazakhstan

One passenger dies as a bus containing 20 passangers overturns in resort region of South Kazakhstan. The intercity bus was travelling a scheduled route from the city of Almaty to the town of Shardara in the spa resort areas in …

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Karaganda Region Accident Kills Two and Hospitalises a Third

Vehicle ignites after collision on the main route through central Kazakhstan to Siberia. Two people were burnt alive after the car they were travelling in swerved into oncoming traffic, collided with another vehicle and burst into flames in north-central Kazakhstan. …

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Overloaded Minibus Crash Claims 16 Lives in Central Kazakhstan

Overnight bus collided with oncoming goods vehicle on main route connecting the north and south of the Republic. Just after 1am on the 8th of March a Ssang Yong Istana minibus was travelling north on the M-36 route connecting South …

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Tanker Sheds 1200 Litres of Diesel In North Kazakhstan

An articulated lorry carrying diesel oil overturned in northern Kazakhstan shedding around 1 tonne of diesel oil. Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations told reporters that the accident happened in the Kostanai region in the north of the Republic, where the …

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Kazakhstan gets off to a bad start for traffic safety in 2012

Two serious accidents within one region of the Republic of Kazakhstan claimed six lives over the New Year Three 23 year-olds lost their lives and a further six young people between the ages of 19 and 23 were injured in …

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