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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.