Category Archives: Education

BIG FM RJs show the way to road safety

Dated: 10/10/2012

If you spotted a couple of persons somewhere near the Valluvar Kottam signal ambushing motorists who weren’t wearing helmets on Tuesday, then chances are that you might have run into radio jockeys (RJs) from BIG FM, doing their bit to more »

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Parents can do more to keep kids safe behind the wheel

Dated: 10/10/2012

Structured driving lessons can help new drivers prepare for any troubles they may face on the road. It’s rough out there on the highways even for seasoned, experienced drivers. For a new driver, it’s far more dangerous, both for themselves more »

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Nurse crowned Miss Road Safety 2012

Dated: 08/10/2012

Ms Bishara Pelpuo Salifu, a 24-year old Nurse at the Koforidua Government Hospital has been crowned as the winner of the second edition of Miss Road Safety 2012 in Accra. Ms Pelpuo beat nine others including Zuera Ahmed, Emefa Elsie more »

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Oprah fights distracted driving

Dated: 07/04/2010

Oprah Winfrey is wading into the fight against distracted driving. Oprah and her Harpo Studios are launching a new campaign with transportation safety organizations for “No Phone Zone Day,” which will be held Friday, April 30. A press release said more »

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Maruti Suzuki launches National Road Safety Mission

Dated: 10/11/2008

Maruti Suzuki is celebrating 25 years of being number one automobile manufacturer in India, the first Maruti 800 was rolled out in December 1983. To highlight its concerns about road safety, the company launched a corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaign, more »

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RTO reaches out to schoolkids, parents

Dated: 31/08/2009

The regional transport office (RTO) has taken an initiative to introduce school buses and ensure that private transportation is discouraged in schools. The parents and students present at a seminar on road safety, organised by The Times of India in more »

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Traffic training in schools soon

Dated: 31/08/2009

Traffic problems, rules and management are finally becoming part of the state’s school curriculum. The city police have already talked to the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) in this regard, and the latter has agreed to teach it more »

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Road safety for young minds

Dated: 31/08/2009

To inculcate the importance of road safety and traffic signages, the Transport Department has begun a new initiative/project to distribute information booklets to school and college students of the Government as well as private educational institutions in the State. Under more »

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Gulf-based Road Safety NGO holds workshop at first WHO Meet

Dated: 23/07/2009

Dubai-based road safety advocate returns from first Global Meeting of NGOs Advocating for Road Safety convened by the World Health Organisation in Brussels, Belgium, May 7-9 Bernadette Bhacker, Dubai-based road safety advocate and director of Omani NGO Sustainability LLC, introduced more »

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Millions pumped into road safety for kids

Dated: 19/01/2009

Road safety campaign gets a multi-million kroner boost from Trygfonden The Danish Road Safety Council has received 160 million kroner for a five-year safety campaign to instil better road safety habits in children. The multi-million kroner support from Trygfonden, a more »

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Mohali cops to SMS traffic alerts

Dated: 09/01/2009

Following the footsteps of UT police, Mohali police have also adopted the innovative idea of sending message (SMS) alerts on traffic awareness to city residents as part of the ongoing traffic awareness week in the city. UT police was the more »

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BIG 92.7 FM instigates ‘TRAFFIC MONTH’ in KANPUR

Dated: 10/11/2008

BIG 92.7 FM, India’s No. 1 FM Station, has come forward to improve the traffic conditions in the city of Kanpur, thus living the brand promise ‘Suno Sunao, Life Banao! and impacting lives of citizens positively. BIG 92.7 FM along more »

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Motorists wasting fuel through poorly inflated tyres

Dated: 18/08/2008

As part of Tyre Safety Month, TyreSafe advises motorists to keep their tyres correctly inflated to improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions With petrol prices reaching record levels in 2008, TyreSafe, the UKs leading tyre safety organisation, is advising more »

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Nigerian Breweries Extends Road Campaign to 8 Cities

Dated: 18/10/2008

The ‘Dont Drink and Drive’ road safety campaign by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and sponsored by the Nigerian Breweries in Lagos last month, as been extended to Ibadan Kaduna, Bauchi, Benue, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Enugu. The campaign more »

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Wear Motorcycle Helmets? That’s a Good Question?

Dated: 18/10/2008

Motorcyclists are always evaluating the use of motorcycle helmets. Is this simply a matter of preference or are there significant issues to be considered? A friend of mine (Bill) has chosen to ride with a helmet, or at times without more »

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Play teaches driving safety

Dated: 04/10/2008

Students at Miller Comprehensive High School were given a lesson in driving safety on Thursday. Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) and the Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company (SNTC) collaborated to present a traffic-safety play to the students. Roadies was written by Arron more »

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Eight ways to avoid a road rage situation

Dated: 04/10/2008

Someone got cut off. They bleeped their horn. You bleeped back. They gesticulated, you gesticulated. And now you’re stuck with a lunatic on your back, tailgating and swerving, keeping up with you with a crazy grimace on his face and more »

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Competition focuses students on traffic safety

Dated: 02/10/2008

CHAMPAIGN – Students at Central and Centennial high schools in Champaign and at Urbana High School will have the chance to win a car next spring if they wear their seat belts and have no driving violations. The three high more »

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Switzerland: All aboard for the walk to school!

Dated: 02/10/2008

Switzerland is marking International Walk to School Day on Friday to highlight the road safety issues children face on their way to school.Studies indicate that worldwide fewer children are walking and cycling to school. Swiss children seem to be bucking more »

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St. John’s, Safe Kids Springfield plan child safety event

Dated: 25/09/2008

St. John’s Hospital and Safe Kids Springfield will observe National Child Safety Week with a free child safety seat event 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fire Station No. 5, at Kearney Street and Fulbright Avenue. Three out of four more »

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