Road safety taught through puppets Society

Road safety taught through puppets

Transport safety has been taught in an appealing way through the use of marionettes at an event held for 2,000 students and their parents at Tan Tuc Primary School in HCM City's Binh Chanh district.
Vietnam to raise road safety awareness Society

Vietnam to raise road safety awareness

The slogan Don't Drink and Drive will be placed on 1,000 buses running in the capital to raise traffic safety awareness of passers-by and curb the number of accidents in the country due to alcohol.
Safe helmet use spotlighted in Hanoi Society

Safe helmet use spotlighted in Hanoi

More than 4,000 youth and traffic police took to street with standard helmets in Hanoi on September 12 to support a related communications campaign.
Fewer road accident deaths in first half of 2015 Society

Fewer road accident deaths in first half of 2015

The number of traffic accidents in the first half of 2015 fell 12.85 percent year on year to roughly 11,180 cases, killing almost 4,480 people and injuring nearly 10,150 others, down 4.5 percent and 17.24 percent, respectively.
MoU signed to raise funds for children road safety plan Society

MoU signed to raise funds for children road safety plan

A memorandum of understanding on a public-private partnership was signed by the US State Department and AIP Foundation in Hanoi on May 14 to raise funds from US and Vietnamese firms to provide helmets and road safety tips to students in provinces across Vietnam.
Society

Increased helmet use among children in major cities

Following several intensive campaigns, Hanoi, central Da Nang city and Ho Chi Minh City recently recorded higher helmet-wearing rates among children, reaching 68 percent in average from 38 percent in March, according to surveys from the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundations.
WB partners with GrabTaxi to improve road safety Society

WB partners with GrabTaxi to improve road safety

GrabTaxi, Southeast Asia's largest taxi-booking mobile phone app, is cooperating with the World Bank to provide local governments in Southeast Asia with innovative, open-source data technology to transform public transport for 620 million residents in the region, including Vietnam.
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Traffic death toll surges in Binh Duong

The number of people killed in road accidents in southern Binh Duong province during the first three months of this year increased by 35 to 92, an annual rise of 61.4 percent.