Throwback: Safety Tips for #Undas2015

Safety is Key. Throwback to some basic safety tips to the public issued by the  Philippine National Police for Undas 2015. Millions of Filipinos are expected to leave their homes in the city and provinces to troop to the cemeteries this Undas (All Saints’ Day) week to pay respects to their dead. Photo Source: Inquirer.net… Continue reading Throwback: Safety Tips for #Undas2015

2016 Humanitarian of the Year

Guess who’s been given the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year by no less than the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon himself? Congratulations to you,  Michelle Yeoh*! Thank you for lending your strong voice as our Global Road Safety Ambassador and for championing Road Safety, especially Child Safety. An award well deserved! Photo Source “Jean Todt and… Continue reading 2016 Humanitarian of the Year

Must Read! “Child safety not a major concern for drivers, riders”

Reposting this must-read news article from Malaya by writer Raymond Gregory ROAD SAFETY SERIES NO. 5: Child safety not a major concern for drivers, riders October 18, 2016 THERE are just too many incidents of children maimed or perishing in road crashes involving motorized vehicles. In many cases, the lack of child restraint systems in cars,… Continue reading Must Read! “Child safety not a major concern for drivers, riders”

Webinar on Motorcycle Helmets

Sharing here the Crash Course 1 on Motorcycle Helmets offered by Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety. This webinar is the first of a series of seven presentations bringing in member experts in their respective fields to outline the risks and what can be done to reduce them. Areas that will be addressed are: helmets, drunk driving, speeding, seat belts, child restraints, distraction and drowsy driving.
Crash Course 1: Motorcycle Helmets

As an introduction to motorcycle helmets, this webinar answers the following questions:

  • Why it is important to wear a motorcycle helmet?
  • How a helmet protects your head?
  • How to design a campaign to increase helmet wearing?

AIP Foundation, Vietnam, will share their work and provide guidance on how to address motorcycle helmet wearing at a national level (length 32 min).

The purpose of the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety and the Global Meetings is to help coordinate the activities of NGOs and assist in the dissemination of best practices for programs, fund-raising, communications, and more.

The objective of the Alliance Academy Risk Area Crash Course is to enhance members’ knowledge, not only on what the key road safety risk factors are, but also the main messages and rationale, and to inspire members by highlighting activities that have led to change.