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

“Correctly Fitted” Child Restraints

This WHO campaign draws attention to the importance of ensuring that child passengers are placed in correctly fitted child restraints. Video Source This campaign was produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) country office in the Russian Federation for the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and other partners. Launched in 2013, the campaign… Continue reading “Correctly Fitted” Child Restraints

WHO campaign on car seats

This WHO campaign draws attention to the consequences of failing to use child restraints. Video Source This campaign was produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) country office in the Russian Federation for the Traffic Police, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and other partners. Launched in September 2014 in Lipetsk and Ivanovo,… Continue reading WHO campaign on car seats

Webinar on Distraction

139 countries have legislation prohibiting the use of cell phones while driving and 31 countries also prohibit hands-free devices.  Cell phone use is a major cause of distracted driving, and mobile phone conversations affect the driving performance especially in younger and older drivers Sharing here the Crash Course 7 on Distraction offered by Global Alliance of NGOs… Continue reading Webinar on Distraction

Webinar on Child Restraints (Car Seats)

Sharing here the Crash Course 5 on Child Restraints (Car Seats) offered by Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety. This webinar is the fifth 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,… Continue reading Webinar on Child Restraints (Car Seats)