Category Archives: Education

Traffic Police, MOE to review Road Safety Education

Dated: 12/11/2012

SINGAPORE – The Traffic Police (TP) and Education Ministry are reviewing and developing age-appropriate road safety education schemes. In January and October this year, fatal road accidents involving children occurred along Sembawang Drive outside a primary school. TP recently conducted more »

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Children are given a Road Safety Lesson

Dated: 12/11/2012

CHILDREN at the Stepping Stones day nursery, in Arboretum Street, Nottingham, have been learning about of the importance of road safety. Road safety officer Alison Adlington visited the nursery on Friday November 9, ahead of Road Safety Week, which runs more »

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Campaign to Raise Awareness of Traffic Laws

Dated: 12/11/2012

The National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) on November 12 launched a campaign to raise awareness of traffic safety among road users along the three key sections – Hanoi-Vinh, HCM City-Can Tho, and HCM City-Vung Tau. It is aimed at fulfilling more »

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Content – Take advantage from vast experience

The program will provide insight in organizational and technical aspects of traffic safety. On top of that the course will help the participants to set up a system of sub courses on special issues in their home countries. At the more »

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Cops Turn Directors

Dated: 28/10/2012

BANGALORE: Now before you begin watching your favourite stars in a movie theatre, catch some one minute short documentaries on safe driving. Going a step ahead to create awareness on safe driving, traffic police have made 55-second documentaries by segregating more »

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Tribunal enhances compensation of accident victim’s family

Dated: 28/10/2012

Thane: Enhancing the compensation amount claimed by a widow, the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here has held that claim can be entertained even if the proof for age or income of the victim is not available. Tribunal Member and more »

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Campaign to stop road deaths unveiled

Dated: 25/10/2012

NAIROBI, KENYA: The media and Safaricom have launched a three-year road safety campaign to address road carnage. Accidents have already claimed 2,525 lives on the spot this year alone. Hundreds more are believed to have died at home, while being more »

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Allow filming of traumatic court scenes in road accident cases – judge

Dated: 25/10/2012

Judge Peter Jacobs suggested viewers who saw proceedings on television might learn a lesson and ‘think twice’ before driving carelessly. A judge has called for traumatic scenes in court to be televised to show the devastation wreaked by road accident more »

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Gov’t launches Road Safety Campaign

Dated: 24/10/2012

Over 3000 lives are lost every year due to road traffic accidents. President Mwai Kibaki in a speech read on his behalf at the launch of the National Road Safety Trust and Road Safety Program, the President urged the public more »

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Road Safety Campaign Widened

Dated: 21/10/2012

After 24 years of campaign for road safety, Toyota Motor Thailand last year initiated the cities-with-safe-traffic campaign. Launched in June in Bangkok, the new campaign will be extended to 25 provinces. In September, Nakhon Nayok became the 21st province to more »

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Behaviour change absolutely essential to curbing deaths on Kenyan roads

Dated: 21/10/2012

More than 3,000 people die every year in traffic accidents on Kenyan roads. That number could double by 2020 if nothing is done now to stop the carnage. The majority of road accidents on our roads are preventable. Poor road more »

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TRAFFIC COLUMN: Determining car-to-car distance

Dated: 21/10/2012

Q: The Sept. 17 traffic column on using the “three-second rule, ” referenced in the California Department of Motor Vehicles’ Driver Handbook to determine a safe following distance for motorists, prompted feedback supporting another method that utilizes car lengths. Some more »

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BMW ‘Stay Alert. Stay Alive.’ road safety campaign launched in KSA

Dated: 20/10/2012

JEDDAH — Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors, the importer of BMW Group vehicles in Saudi Arabia, has launched BMW Group’s “Stay Alert. Stay Alive.” road safety campaign for the first time in Saudi Arabia. The campaign aims to help raise awareness more »

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Road Safety Initiative Unveiled

Dated: 19/10/2012

Amway India and Guwahati Traffic Police have joined hands together to announce a ‘Road safety awareness campaign’ for the festive season in Guwahati city on October 18, 2012. The objective of the initiative is to sensitize the denizens of the more »

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New Courses on Sustainable Transport

Dated: 17/10/2012

The complexities of sustainable transport are to be put under the microscope during a forward-thinking programme of short courses. Supported by up-to-date research and aimed at helping leaders of the future plan for more sustainable transport, the programme will be more »

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Oxford launches sustainable transport courses

Dated: 16/10/2012

The University of Oxford is launching an short-course programme in sustainable transport. The programme is designed to provide the leaders of tomorrow with the necessary knowledge and expertise, supported by the latest research evidence to address the complexity of the more »

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Road Traffic Safety Expertise Transferred to Developing Countries

Dated: 16/10/2012

The number of road traffic fatalities is relatively high and increasing rapidly in many developing countries. The expectation is that the right traffic policy will minimise the damage. TU Delft has therefore set up the first ever postgraduate course on more »

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Beijing gets into Gear with Road Safety

Dated: 15/10/2012

The government announced last Friday that tougher penalties for motorists who run red lights will take effect from January 1, 2013. Motorists caught running red lights twice will have their driver’s license revoked and be required to pass another driving more »

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Expo to encourage schools to teach traffic safety

Dated: 12/10/2012

MUSCAT The best safety solutions and behaviour will be in focus at the Traffic Safety Expo 2012 to be held from October 16 to 18 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre. The event, organised by Oman International Trade and Exhibitions more »

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Life Support Training for Traffic Cops

Dated: 10/10/2012

BGS Global Hospitals has initiated a weekly programme to train both traffic police personnel and ambulance drivers in dealing with emergencies faced by accident victims at accident spots. Inaugurating the programme, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) M A Saleem on more »

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