Category Archives: Education

Police to organise safety campaign for children

Dated: 15/08/2008

The Abu Dhabi police traffic and patrol department will organise a traffic safety campaign for pupils which will start at the beginning of September simultaneously with the new academic year. The campaign is endorsed by the Secretariat General of the more »

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Summer-end crackdown on drunken driving to begin

Dated: 15/08/2008

Police statewide are preparing for an end-of-summer crackdown on drunken driving, partnered with new advertising that warns drivers of the consequences of mixing booze and driving. Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning spokeswoman Anne Readett said federal traffic safety grants more »

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BAT Mobiles deployed to stop drunk drivers

Dated: 15/08/2008

While Alabama state troopers don’t drive jet-powered vehicles like Batman to pursue lawbreakers, they soon will be deploying “BAT Mobiles” to stop drunk drivers. Gov. Bob Riley has awarded almost $1.4 million in grants to fund a statewide DUI task more »

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Toyota launches traffic safety education initiative

Dated: 08/08/2008

Targeting school children in the age group 6 to 12 years, a Traffic Safety Education Initiative was launched by Toyota Kirloskar Motor here on wednesday. Participating as the chief guest at the function here, Joint Commissioner,Tamil Nadu Transport Department, Narayana more »

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Safer Young Driver Guide Launched

Dated: 26/05/2008

The AA Driver Education Foundation and Land Transport New Zealand have today released Safer Young Drivers: a guide to best practice education. Kath Henderson, spokesperson for AA Driver Education Foundation, says “the guide’s two key aims are to raise the more »

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Child safety

Dated: 18/05/2008

My husband and I were backing out of our parking space at Wal-Mart, when suddenly a little toddler, no more than 3 years old, ran right behind our vehicle. Thankfully, we were able to stop, but what really ticked me more »

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Hero Honda institute to train mobike riders

Dated: 17/05/2008

Hero Honda Motors Limited has opened a first of its kind �Ride Safe School� to offer professional training to two-wheeler drivers. The school, opened in association with a dealer, M/s. Aditya Auto Agencies, is equipped with state-of-the-art machinery, a simulator more »

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Parents play big part in creating good teen drivers

Dated: 17/05/2008

Teens eagerly anticipate driving as a big leap toward adulthood. Parents are split: They may secretly rejoice at retiring as chauffeur but openly fret about their children’s safety on the road. As you buckle up on the passenger side to more »

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Teen drivers need teaching, not preaching

Dated: 17/05/2008

The Hayden�s Rule initiative to assign harsher penalties to teen drivers with multiple moving violations is a step in the right direction to get poor drivers off the road. However, it does not address a real problem here: an absence more »

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Magician makes roads safer for children

Dated: 17/05/2008

Flintshire County Council Road Safety Unit is visiting primary schools with a new educational presentation aimed at creating greater awareness to reinforce safer behaviour when using the road. The presentation is by Ricard Rozel who has worked for over 25 more »

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Driver training focus of talks

Dated: 17/05/2008

The world�s eminent experts on driving and driver training are expected to participate in a major conference to be held at the Dubai Police Officer’s Club. The event, jointly organised by the International Association for Driver Education (IVV) and the more »

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Bright clothing for kids for road safety

Dated: 17/05/2008

Parents can improve their children’s safety by dressing them in bright clothing when they are playing outside at dusk, according to the German traffic safety council. When dressed otherwise, children could possibly be seen too late by drivers. Too many more »

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Tips for dealing with traffic at the schools

Dated: 15/05/2008

If you have ever tried to make it through the DeWitt Public Schools campus during morning drop off times of 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. or 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., you have undoubtedly run into a traffic jam! With more »

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Parents’ rules can save teen drivers

Dated: 15/05/2008

No matter how strict the laws or how many police are on the street, keeping teens safe behind the wheel can come down to a talk around the dining room table. Parental involvement ? setting curfews, discussing routes and asking more »

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Road safety programme in Chennai

Dated: 15/05/2008

A thousand children from six schools participated in a road safety programme in Chennai recently. The programme was implemented by DaimlerChrysler India in partnership with Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) and Society for Automotive Fitness & Environment (SAFE), Suraksha more »

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FM station ties up with BEST, traffic police for monsoon

Dated: 15/05/2008

In an endeavour to help Mumbaiites face any unfortunate repeat of deluge in 2005, BIG 92.7 FM, a radio station, has tied up with Mumbai Traffic Police and Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST). The radio station plans to more »

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Kids Enjoy Lessons in Safe Driving

Dated: 15/05/2008

Dozens of children took lessons in safe driving with their Porsche 911 pedal cars at a two-day event that began at Jeddah Prep and Grammar School (International British/Dutch School) yesterday. Each batch of 15 children in the 4-8 age group more »

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Tips to avoid drowsy driving

Dated: 15/05/2008

America?s highways will soon be bumper to bumper with road-tripping vacationers eager to enjoy their favorite vacation spots. Sadly, many drivers will hit the road without having had enough sleep, oblivious to the dangers of drowsy driving. June kicks off more »

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Keep driving like your life depends on it

Dated: 15/05/2008

There’s a silver lining in the recent run-up of gasoline prices, which left commuters and vacationers reeling. Through mid-September, fatal traffic accidents in Wisconsin had dropped 13 percent. That number might not mean much until you put it into real more »

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Take the time to teach your kids traffic safety skills

Dated: 15/05/2008

It’s back to school for children on the North Coast. Many kids are walking and bicycling to school. As motorists it is important to drive carefully and as parents we must teach our children safety on the street. If your more »

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