Only 17% in the world has child restraint law

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

Philippine Laws on Road Safety

There is no law on protecting Filipino children with the use of child restraints and car seats. Road accidents are one of the leading causes of death not only in the Philippines, but also around the world. Currently, laws and regulations on road safety include prohibitions on jaywalking, over-speeding, reckless driving, drunk driving, and rules… Continue reading Philippine Laws on Road Safety

Road Safety in the Philippines: Country Report

Road Safety in the Philippines: Country Report A Powerpoint Presentation by DOTC Assistant Secretary Dante M. Lantin during the Expert Group Meeting Seoul, Republic of Korea May 8-10, 2013 Dante M. Lantin, Assistant Secretary, Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), National Focal Point, Decade of Action for Road Safety: 2011- 2020 Photo Source

SDG = Child Safety

One of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets (3.6) is to halve the global number of deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes by 2020. Photo Source Appropriate legislation for child restraint fitting and use, together with consistent enforcement and public education, is essential to achieve this target.   Source: GRSP Child Restraints Fact… Continue reading SDG = Child Safety

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