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Toolkit for Gender Sensitive Public Transport launched

76% of female operators (drivers and conductors) have either experienced or witnessed sexual harassment

Dubai to host Smart Traffic & Road Safety Summit

The event will identify, analyze and seek ways to address road safety challenges in the UAE and Middle East.

Subaru Forester, Mitsubishi Outlander rated top safest cars of 2019

IIHS conducts vehicle tests to determine crash-worthiness, that is, how well a vehicle protects its occupants in case of a crash.

World Road Congress 2019: What you need to know

The event brings together ministers, policy makers, experts, practitioners, consultants, contractors, civil engineers, manufacturers, software developers, solution providers, researchers and academics in the infrastructure and transport sector.

New WHO report shows slow progress in tackling safety on roads

Road traffic deaths continue to rise with annual fatalities of 1.35million people.

Registration for 26th World Road Conference now open

The 26th World Road Congress, whose theme is “Connecting Cultures, Enabling Economies”, will take place from the 6th to 10th October 2019.

1st African Road Safety Forum to held in Morocco

The forum is the first of its kind to be held in the continent and will bring together government institutions and organizations, experts, economic actors, public and private companies, NGOs from the African continent working for road safety.

Here is a toolkit that will help improve safety of children to and from school

The guide will help road safety institutions and governments formulate interventions to improve safety of children to and from school has been launched.

Governments agree on global road safety performance targets

The countries agreed on 12 targets aligned to the five of the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020.

Global NCAP, AA South Africa launch Safer Cars for Africa campaign

The crash tests were conducted during the launch of the Safer Cars for Africa campaign in Cape Town.

Crash test results for South Africa’s popular cars revealed

Cars tested in the campaign by Global NCAP and AA South Africa include the Volkswagen Polo Vivo, Datsun Go+, Toyota Etios, Renault Sandero and Chery QQ3.

Number of elderly killed in traffic crashes on the rise, report shows

People aged at least 60 years will outnumber children younger than five years worldwide by 2020, which means the numbers of older people dying in crashes could rise if unchecked.

Kenya to use new technology to improve road safety

Mr Waweu said statistics for January to June 30 this year show that 2,834 lives were lost in traffic crashes.

Tanzania’s Dar city wins Sustainable Transport Award

The city won award for Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit (DART), which has eased public transport and enhanced safe movement for vulnerable road users.

26 killed in bus, tanker crash in Kenya

The crash occurred on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway that is part of the Northern Corridor that connects Kenya to other East African countries.

Mobile app used to rein in rogue drivers in Kenya

The app enables users report traffic offenders.

Body standards set for public transport vehicles in Kenya

NTSA has since announced that all PSVs should adhere to the new body construction standards by May 2017.

Traffic deaths on downward trend in Kenya

There was also a drop in traffic deaths over the December period, during which accident numbers rise over increased travel.

Kenya’s road safety agency to publish traffic offenders names

The names will be published in local newspapers starting next week.

Traffic deaths in Kenya decrease by 1.5 pc in 11 months

Motorcyclists’ deaths, however were on the rise with 636 in 2016 compared to 554 last year.