NaiFeed https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/ Latest and trending news Copyright 2019 NaiFeed 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 Report:Politics of Road Safety https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/resources/46/report-politics-of-road-safety The research was done in three middle-income cities: Nairobi, Mumbai and Bogotá. Sun, 29 Jul 2018 12:31:40 EAT Argentina to host Child Safety Forum-FISEVI 2018 https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opportunities/45/argentina-to-host-child-safety-forum-fisevi-2018 The International Child Road Safety Forum will be held in Buenos Aires on June 12-13, 2018. Wed, 6 Dec 2017 14:24:40 EAT Safety 2018: Call for abstracts https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opportunities/44/safety-2018-call-for-abstracts Limited funding to support for registration, international travel and accommodation for the presenters is available. Tue, 5 Dec 2017 21:37:00 EAT Why women’s security in public transport is important https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opinion/43/why-women-s-security-in-public-transport-is-important The project has shown that women use public transport more than men. Fri, 1 Dec 2017 19:48:35 EAT Report:FIA Foundation, Amend report on child pedestrians in Africa https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/resources/42/report-fia-foundation-amend-report-on-child-pedestrians-in-africa The report highlights the disproportionate exposure to risk of child pedestrians in sub-Saharan Africa. Sun, 26 Nov 2017 14:12:16 EAT Governments agree on global road safety performance targets https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/41/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. Fri, 24 Nov 2017 19:42:15 EAT Global NCAP, AA South Africa launch Safer Cars for Africa campaign https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/40/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. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:04:27 EAT Crash test results for South Africa’s popular cars revealed https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/39/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. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:37:12 EAT Krug: Why we need road safety performance targets, indicators https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/opinion/38/krug-why-we-need-road-safety-performance-targets-indicators Governments will know how far they have come and how far they still need to go to save millions of lives. Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:55:43 EAT Number of elderly killed in traffic crashes on the rise, report shows https://www.roadsafetyhub.com/news/37/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. Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:31:09 EAT