NaiFeed https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/ Latest and trending news Copyright 2020 NaiFeed Nissan Hardbody vs Navara crash test reveals double standard on vehicle safety in Africa https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/79/nissan-hardbody-vs-navara-crash-test-reveals-double-standard-on-vehicle-safety-in-africa The difference in safety performance between the new Nissan Hardbody sold in Africa and the second-hand European Navara is a matter of life and death. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 22:27:47 EAT The Stockholm Declaration https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/78/the-stockholm-declaration The Stockholm Declaration was presented by the Swedish Minister for Infrastructure Mr. Tomas Eneroth as the outcome document of the Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:14:05 EAT Global leaders call for unified action to prevent traffic deaths https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/77/global-leaders-call-for-unified-action-to-prevent-traffic-deaths King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf said the conference offers an opportunity to link the road safety to other sustainability challenges such climate change, health, equality, poverty and human rights. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:00:55 EAT New report prescribes ‘speed vaccine’ to prevent child deaths on roads https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/76/new-report-prescribes-speed-vaccine-to-prevent-child-deaths-on-roads Speed vaccine is a set of proven interventions for reducing traffic deaths and serious injury. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 18:19:30 EAT WUF10:City planners urged to consider children in street designs https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/75/wuf10-city-planners-urged-to-consider-children-in-street-designs Children of all ages should be able to learn, play, and move around their city safely. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:05:43 EAT Global ministerial conference on road safety to be held in Sweden https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opportunities/74/global-ministerial-conference-on-road-safety-to-be-held-in-sweden The Academic Expert Group will recommend targets for the next 10 years and explain how they can be integrated in the 2030 agenda. Tue, 7 Jan 2020 23:20:19 EAT Deliver safety for every child on every street https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opinion/73/deliver-safety-for-every-child-on-every-street Children in sub-Saharan Africa are killed in traffic accidents twice as often as anywhere else in the world. Tue, 24 Sep 2019 03:45:16 EAT Dubai to host Gulf Traffic exhibition and Conference in December https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opportunities/72/dubai-to-host-gulf-traffic-exhibition-and-conference-in-december The event, that brings together decision makers, innovators transports and infrastructure experts will also discuss fleet management, parking and transport technology. Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:20:11 EAT Road Safety Storytelling Contest Launched https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opportunities/71/road-safety-storytelling-contest-launched The winner will become a #Roads4Life Champion and win a trip to SSATP’s Annual General Meeting in November 2019. Thu, 8 Aug 2019 17:23:29 EAT African countries urged to invest in smart transport infrastructure https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/70/african-countries-urged-to-invest-in-smart-transport-infrastructure We cannot have meaningful development in we do not invest in infrastructure. Fri, 26 Jul 2019 22:25:50 EAT A bump in the road for driverless cars? https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opinion/69/a-bump-in-the-road-for-driverless-cars What is less clear though is the impact this will have on our roads, what infrastructure driverless cars will rely on to make their technology work and what countries around the world may need to do to make a future of autonomous vehicles a reality. Mon, 1 Jul 2019 21:40:04 EAT Tanzania to host Smart Transport Infrastructure Summit https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opportunities/68/tanzania-to-host-smart-transport-infrastructure-summit The event, to be held on July 24 and 25, 2019 aims to transform the transport sector by leveraging innovative policies, practices and technologies Mon, 1 Jul 2019 21:23:15 EAT Crash test for cars in Africa reveal poor child protection https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/67/crash-test-for-cars-in-africa-reveal-poor-child-protection The only safe way for young children to travel is properly restrained in a child seat. Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:11:40 EAT Women have different travel patterns from men https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opinion/66/women-have-different-travel-patterns-from-men Research also shows that women are often victims of sexual harassment in the streets or on public transport. Sat, 9 Mar 2019 20:10:44 EAT Toolkit for Gender Sensitive Public Transport launched https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/65/toolkit-for-gender-sensitive-public-transport-launched 76% of female operators (drivers and conductors) have either experienced or witnessed sexual harassment Sat, 9 Mar 2019 19:29:42 EAT Dubai to host Smart Traffic & Road Safety Summit https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/64/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. Sat, 9 Mar 2019 18:47:04 EAT Subaru Forester, Mitsubishi Outlander rated top safest cars of 2019 https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/63/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. Sun, 17 Feb 2019 03:41:31 EAT The call that we all dread can be avoided https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opinion/62/the-call-that-we-all-dread-can-be-avoided We must return our streets to our children. They have a right to feel safe on them. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:41:30 EAT World Road Congress 2019: What you need to know https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/61/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. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:18:52 EAT New WHO report shows slow progress in tackling safety on roads https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/60/new-who-report-shows-slow-progress-in-tackling-safety-on-roads Road traffic deaths continue to rise with annual fatalities of 1.35million people. Mon, 7 Jan 2019 22:40:53 EAT REPORT: Global Road Safety Status 2018 https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/resources/59/report-global-road-safety-status-2018 The report highlights that road traffic injuries are now the leading killer of children and young people aged 5-29. Mon, 7 Jan 2019 22:29:45 EAT Registration for 26th World Road Conference now open https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/58/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. Fri, 28 Dec 2018 15:46:21 EAT UNICEF launches handbook on child-responsive urban planning https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/resources/57/unicef-launches-handbook-on-child-responsive-urban-planning The handbook presents concepts, evidence and technical strategies to bring children to the foreground of urban planning. Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:57:59 EAT The Marrakech declaration on Road Safety in Africa https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/resources/56/the-marrakech-declaration-on-road-safety-in-africa African Ministers committed to put in place measure to reduce road crashes in Africa. Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:23:33 EAT 1st African Road Safety Forum to held in Morocco https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/53/1st-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. Mon, 5 Nov 2018 13:25:31 EAT REPORT: Global status report on alcohol and health 2018 https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/resources/52/report-global-status-report-on-alcohol-and-health-2018 More than 3 million people died as a result of harmful use of alcohol in 2016. Sat, 6 Oct 2018 21:50:18 EAT Ten strategies to keep children safe on the road https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/resources/51/ten-strategies-to-keep-children-safe-on-the-road Road traffic injury ranks among the top four causes of death for all children over the age of five years. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 18:33:10 EAT Here is a toolkit that will help improve safety of children to and from school https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/50/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. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 18:28:20 EAT Open Streets exchange for African cities https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opportunities/48/open-streets-exchange-for-african-cities The event will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from October 22-28, 2018. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 21:26:35 EAT Report:Violence against Women and girls in public road transport in Nairobi https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/resources/47/report-violence-against-women-and-girls-in-public-road-transport-in-nairobi The specifc objectives of the study were to establish the prevalence, nature of and responses to violence against women and girls in public transport and related spaces. Sun, 29 Jul 2018 13:01:42 EAT