Only 53 countries (representing just 17% of the world’s population) have a child restraint law based on age, height or weight, and apply an age or height restriction on children sitting in the front seat. WHO Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015 Photo Source READ HERE the full Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015… Continue reading Only 17% in the world has child restraint law
Photo Source In its Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015, the WHO said 53% of reported road traffic fatalities in the Philippines are riders of motorized two- or three-wheeler vehicles. Pedestrians make up the second biggest chunk of road user deaths at 19%, followed by drivers of four-wheeled vehicles at 14% and their passengers… Continue reading PH Road Traffic Deaths
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.