Society

246 traffic deaths recorded during Tet

Nearly 430 traffic accidents occurred within the seven days of the Lunar New Year (Tet) nationwide, leaving 246 people dead and 415 injured according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety.
Road safety committee holds first-aid course in Hanoi Society

Road safety committee holds first-aid course in Hanoi

The National Committee for Road Safety in coordination with the Red Cross, social forum Otofun and Ford Vietnam organised an event in Hanoi February 8 giving first aid training for taxi drivers and fans of adventure tourism.
Society

Programme to improve commuter road sense launched

The National Committee for Traffic Safety (NCTS) and the Vietnam Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (VAMM) are collaborating on a joint programme to raise motorcyclist road sense as formalised in Hanoi on February 4.
Society

Can Tho launches “Life’s Journey” programme

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC), in cooperation with AIA Vietnam and the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, launched the “Life’s Journey” programme on November 6 to raise funds to buy bicycles for the city’s disadvantaged children.
Traffic culture through eyes of children Culture - Sports

Traffic culture through eyes of children

Nearly 2,000 drawings portraying day-to-day traffic situations from a child’s perspective were submitted to a children’s art competition run by the National Committee for Traffic Safety from June 22 to August 30.
Traffic cameras to keep eye on capital's streets Society

Traffic cameras to keep eye on capital's streets

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a proposal to use traffic cameras in many streets in the capital city of Hanoi to make sure car drivers are staying on the right side of the road and observing all the other rules.
Society

What to do to improve road safety

Vice-chairman of the National Transport Safety Committee Nguyen Hoang Hiep spoke with Giao thong (Transport) newspaper about Vietnam's efforts to tighten transport management.
Society

Hanoi gears up for Tet traffic surge

Traffic police will be deployed in greater numbers at congestion hotspots and pressed into service round-the-clock on key days in order to ensure order and road safety in and around the capital city during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Society

Traffic in the capital improved

Hanoi was able to cut congestion spots in the second half of last year, said Nguyen Van Khoi, vice chairman of the Traffic Safety Committee, in an interview with Ha Noi Ngay Nay (Hanoi Today) newspaper.
Society

Thousands of helmets donated to pupils

Johnson & Johnson, in collaboration with the AIP Foundation, has donated 3,848 helmets to first graders at 32 schools in Dong Nai, Quang Binh and Ha Tinh provinces under the Helmets for Kids programme.