Society

Primary school kids learn safe walking

A Pedestrian Safety Tour will be carried out in primary schools in Ho Chi Minh City to educate students during the current academic year about safe walking.
Society

Michelin launches road safety programme

France’s Michelin, one of the largest tyre manufacturers in the world, has announced its fourth annual tyre safety campaign to expand its reach among consumers and promote road safety in Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Investment Review.
Society

Ministry plans more than 150 roadside rest stops

The Ministry of Transport has approved a plan to build nearly 150 roadside rest stops along national highways by 2030 to provide petrol, food, drink and toilet facilities for bus passengers and motorists.
Society

Safe Walking attracts 1,000 participants

As many as 1,000 students, volunteers and local people participated in a “Safe Walking” campaign, launched in Ho Chi Minh City on May 11 in response to the second United Nations Global Road Safety Week.
National Road Safety Week kicks off Society

National Road Safety Week kicks off

The National Traffic Safety Committee and the World Health Organisation (WHO) on May 6 co-launched a National Road Safety Week in response to the UN’s Global Road Safety Week dedicated to pedestrians.
Ha Nam to have safe routes to school Society

Ha Nam to have safe routes to school

The northern province of Ha Nam will become the first locality nationwide to have safe routes to school under a project funded by the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP).
PM, experts discuss socio-economic development Business

PM, experts discuss socio-economic development

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung held a regular working session in Hanoi on January 25 with experts to review the country’s socio-economic performance and seek measures to execute this year’s goals.
Red Cross seeks greater role in traffic policy making Society

Red Cross seeks greater role in traffic policy making

The Global Road Safety Partnership will help the Vietnam Red Cross Society ( VRC ) enhance its involvement in the making of traffic safety policy, particularly in perfecting the regulations on compulsory use of helmets for motorbike riders.
Business

Work starts on ten fly-over bridges

The Ministry of Transport on Mar. 29 started the construction of 10 new flyover bridges for pedestrians and motorbike drivers on National Highway No 5.
Society

Germans advise on traffic lights

A team of local and foreign scientists at the Vietnamese-German Transport Research Centre at the Vietnamese–German University is developing new road traffic signals that will help improve traffic flow and safety on the country's roads.
Photo exhibition on traffic safety underway Culture - Sports

Photo exhibition on traffic safety underway

Almost 300 photos to promote road safety will be put on display in public areas, including Hanoi Railway Station, Giap Bat Bus Station in the southern city of Bac Ninh and the Maritime University in the port city of Hai Phong.
Society

Traffic safety project kicks off

A project for road safety improvement in the north was kicked off on June 8 in Thai Nguyen province by the Ministry of Transport and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).