Found 20 Articles for Transportation & Commutation

What do truck-drivers eat during the long journeys they take?

Suman Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25


Since Truck Drivers are mostly on the road and cover kilometers to reach or deliver consignments on time, they cannot have proper food. They have to eat at roadside restaurants which provide low quality food.We certainly have interviewed few drivers to learn much about their lifestyle.One of them was Adash Khan, from Haryana. He travels from Delhi to Haryana, makes 3 trips in a month and he makes just Rs. 8000 per month. He says:"It's a very stressful job as we have to deliver the consignment on time and for that, we get to travel kilometers without proper sleep and ... Read More

Why are women considered bad drivers?

Manasa K
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25

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We hear this biased statements all the time -- Woman can't park properly, they do not know how to change the lane, they drive too slow, they cannot react fast, they talk on the phone while driving and to the extent that they put on makeup while driving!!!Many feel that woman have poor navigation skills and cannot judge the distances as well as men. Are all these allegations about woman drivers are true?Studies conducted by scientists in Germany show that Testosterone, a male hormone is responsible for spatial ability in a person. This spatial ability gives you the skills to ... Read More

What goods are prohibited as parcel in railways?

Anuradha Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25


Journey in a train is mainly a long-distance trip and when one does it, they should bring baggage as well; however, there are some policies as well as guidelines which are needed to be followed and they have been cited by the authorities of Indian Railways purely. These are:One must not carry products which are explosive naturally. Harmful ignitable articles are purely banned as well as one can not lug them while they are riding a trainItems like acids, empty or complete gas cylinders, dead poultry, all oil items are all purely forbidden.The luggage must be mentioned in Hindi or in ... Read More

What is the cheapest method of transporting vehicles from one city to another?

Anuradha Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25


When you need to transfer to a brand-new location, you do not just have to move your vehicle and also various other home items, but likewise, have to ensure that everything is moved safely as well as with no damage. If you aren't certain of exactly how you or your lorry shifting firm in India will deliver your lorry, then we note down the four alternatives of car transport for you:Self-Drive: Self-driving to your brand-new house could seem intriguing as well as daring yet when seen in the larger view it is not only time consuming but could likewise verify ... Read More

What is called "Angle of Banking"?

Vandana Rao
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24


The occurrence of lifting the outer border of the curved road over the inner border is to give necessary combining force to the vehicles to take a guarded turn and the curved road is termed as Banking of Roads. When a vehicle prevails around a curved road, it needs some combining force.While moving around the curve, the wheels of the vehicle have a propensity to leave the curved path and recover the straight line path. Force of friction between wheels and the roads goes against this propensity of the wheels. This force of friction accordingly acts towards the middle of ... Read More

Which are cleanest railway stations in India?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24


Out of 75 busiest Railway Stations in India, based on clean toilets at platforms, clean tracks and dustbins at stations etc., some of the railway stations are voted for cleanliness.Vishakapatnam Railway StationThis is one of the most prominent railway stations in India. It is ranked first as the cleanest railway station in the whole of the country.This railway station is administered by the east coast railways that are a part of the Indian railways and also the railway's station is actually a part of the terminal station and it has around eight platforms.Secunderabad Junction Railway StationThis particular railway station is ... Read More

How can a woman use public transport even at late night and stay safe?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24


A number of women believe the private automobile is the safest mode of transportation, so they buy a private vehicle. They even restrict their activity to day-time and prefer not to take any public transit at night. But how many times is it possible to avoid travelling at night? Also, is it affordable for everyone to hire a vehicle? The answer to both these questions might be ‘no’ for many of us. So, below are some tips to keep in mind when travelling at night in public transport.Well Lit Bus Stop: Catch the bus or train from somewhere well lit. ... Read More

Is it true that IRCTC will not take transaction charges on online ticket bookings?

Diler Singh
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24


The subsidiary of Indian Railways, IRCTC, which takes care of tourism, catering, and online ticketing operations has given a relief to the travellers. The entity has decided to waive off the transaction charge if you book the ticket using your debit card.Moreover, IRCTC recently has announced that there would be no bank charges even if you pay through IRCTC SBI Platinum Credit Card while ticketing on is really a great move.Thank, IRCTC.

Why is the fare of Rajdhani express more as compared to other trains in the same category?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24

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It's true that the fare of Rajdhani Express Train is atop any other train and wandering about such a whopping price is quite usual. However, there is a reason why this train charge more for the same length of a journey.1. Food and Catering Charges: Rajdhani and Duronto trains have the facility for food and snacks at the respective times. Three meals comprise dinner, breakfast, and lunch, as well as evening snacks with tea, are served, the charges of which are included in the ticket fare.2. Speed Charges: There are superfast charges too added in the fare. We all know ... Read More

Which are the apps to order medicines online?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24


"Health is wealth", but "time is money" too. How nice would it be if one gets to save time and thereby it saves money? This is possible in case of procuring medicines nowadays when a number of options in buying medicines online.Buying Medicines Online1mg: This has an app on Google play store and even a website of its own. Many allopathy and ayurvedic medicines are available at the nominal price.Pharmacy: Another brand with the app available on Google play store and website of its own. There are plenty of medicines available with a cooperative customer care panel to solve all ... Read More