Category Archives: Education

Safety still first lesson

Dated: 15/05/2008

Kids trotting or shuffling back to school today should watch over their shoulders to avoid being hit by both cars and thieves, police warn. Busier sidewalks and streets mean a greater potential for accidents when classes resume, Toronto Police Traffic more »

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Haryana to train heavy vehicle drivers

Dated: 15/05/2008

The Haryana government Thursday announced that a tie-up with automobile giants Maruti Udyog Limited (MUL) and Ashok Leyland to train drivers of heavy vehicles. A training school, likely to be set up near Gurgaon, would train 5,000 drivers each year more »

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Valentine’s cards aim to drive home tragic message

Dated: 15/05/2008

Valentine’s cards aim to drive home tragic message A HARD-HITTING road safety campaign targeting young men is being launched in Wirral to coincide with Valentine’s Day. The borough will be the first Merseyside council to support the award-winning “For My more »

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Schoolbus drivers need lessons

Dated: 15/05/2008

Even after one SP Traffic, a Traffic In Charge and three Traffic ASIs have been appointed in the newly-formed Mohali district, the school buses in the city are busy violating traffic rules to the maximum extent. Neither the drivers nor more »

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Hyundai Motor takes giant step towards Corporate Social Responsibility

Dated: 15/05/2008

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) announced the launch of “Hyundai Motor India Foundation” (HMIF), a public charitable trust yesterday. The objective of this trust is to address the expectations of society and to initiate the concrete steps to extend support more »

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Renault Samsung expands traffic safety campaign

Dated: 15/05/2008

Renault Samsung Motors Co. held a class at an elementary school in Seoul yesterday to promote traffic safety as part of its “Safe Road Safe Kids” campaign. Since March last year, first and second-year students in 2,300 elementary schools nationwide more »

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Automobile Association proposes series of short films on road safety

Dated: 15/05/2008

Films will target children below 10, driving licence holders The Automobile Association of Southern India (AASI) has proposed to the government a series of short films on road safety. The proposal comes in the wake of the amendment of the more »

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Tips for drivers at midlife

Dated: 15/05/2008

While drivers ages 35 to 64 have the lowest accident rates among all age groups, that’s often because they have a lot of experience behind the wheel and the ability to react quickly. But almost two-thirds of all people killed more »

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Maruti to teach you to drive world-class

Dated: 15/05/2008

Creating new benchmarks in safety, Maruti Udyog Limited on Monday announced it would set up 15 world class driving schools in India in the next three months, as it launched two such institutes in Kerala. The Maruti Driving Schools (MDS), more »

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Putting teens on road to safety

Dated: 15/05/2008

Speed, alcohol, distractions and not wearing seat belts are the four main reasons that teen drivers are killed, says Mike Gimbel, director of substance abuse education for the Sheppard Pratt Health System. These four hazards will be addressed in depth more »

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Traffic education would be a subject in Class VI from this session

Dated: 15/05/2008

With the state occupying the third place in deaths due to road accidents, traffic problems are on the rise. The three Es- engineering, enforcement and education of traffic control are the major areas of concern. In conversation with Rajat Rai, more »

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Symposium educates youth on importance of road safety

Dated: 15/05/2008

Senior students from high schools across the island gathered yesterday at the first annual National Youth Road Safety Symposium where they were given a view of what their role and responsibilities would be as future road users. The event, which more »

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Keeping the children safe on India roads

Dated: 15/05/2008

Children North-East recently went to India to teach road safety. Communications director Carol Botten shares her diary. OVER 90,000 people are killed on Indian roads each year � and a whopping 38% of them are children under 16. Children North-East more »

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Women should wear helmets for their own sake

Dated: 15/05/2008

Adviser to UT Administration Pradip Mehra inaugurated the 19th Road Safety Week today at Chandigarh Traffic Park. A blood donation camp, puppet show and a painting competition marked the inauguration. The week is being organised by Chandigarh Police in association more »

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Safety panel steers teen drivers into talking about their concerns

Dated: 15/05/2008

Student drivers said they think their friends are far less a distraction than their baby brothers and sisters. They acknowledged they pay little attention to public-safety ads such as the Think Safety campaign Ocean City police ran last summer in more »

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Celebs promote driving skills in Mumbai

Dated: 15/05/2008

At a time, where we are witnessing an increasing number of hit run incidents and cases of rash driving – celebrities in Mumbai have chipped in to promote better driving skills. The Transport Department in Mumbai had the stars turn more »

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Toyota demonstrates ITS-based safety technology

Dated: 15/05/2008

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) recently demonstrated its latest advances in vehicle-infrastructure cooperative systems, which use Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) technologies to enable communication between cars and elements of their surroundings in an effort to reduce collisions. The cooperative systems, presented more »

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Toyota simulator aims to eliminate traffic deaths

Dated: 15/05/2008

The system will be used to analyse driver behaviour under different conditions to gauge what type of safety functions would be useful to reduce accidents in future cars, engineers said. Toyota also demonstrated safety technology based on Intelligent Transport Systems more »

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Home ministry to introduce traffic rules in NCERT books

Dated: 15/05/2008

Alarmed by the growing number of road accidents and subsequent deaths, the home ministry is planning to include traffic guidelines as part of the school curriculum so that youngsters can imbibe good driving culture. Home ministry officials on Thursday said more »

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School lessons on traffic planned

Dated: 15/05/2008

Alarmed by the growing number of road accident-related deaths, the home ministry is planning to give the green signal for the inclusion of traffic rules in school curricula. Home Ministry officials yesterday said they were interacting with the Human Resources more »

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