A delegation of Cambodian government officials acquired Vietnam’s experience in road safety management, helmet standards and helmet law enforce at a working session in Hanoi on October 17.

They included officials from the National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) and President of the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation Greig Craft.

Vice Chairman of the Vietnam National Safety Traffic Committee Khuat Viet Hung shared the process of developing and enforcing the 2007 national helmet regulation and subsequent efforts to eliminate sub-standard helmet use.

In Cambodia , 69 percent of road crash fatalities last year involved motorcyclists, 62 percent of whom died from head injuries, NRSC Deputy Chairwoman and Secretary of State of Public Works and Transport Min Meanvy informed.

Currently, at least five people die and 39 are injured everyday on Cambodian roads, according to the AIP Foundation.

Motorcycle is the most common form of transportation in the country, making drivers one of the most vulnerable groups, it added.-VNA