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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.

New streets design to help reduce traffic crashes in cities

The Global Street Design Guide provides for safety of pedestrians and other vulnerable road users in cities.

New traffic laws in Kenya target pedestrians, motorcyclists

Data from the country’s National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) shows that 863 pedestrians were killed between January and October 10, 2016.

International Transport Forum roots for shift in road safety policies

The safe system approach is based on the premise that road crashes are both predictable and preventable, and that it is possible to move towards zero road deaths and serious injuries.