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24 April 2019 – Looking forward to Global Road Safety Week our royal patron HRH Prince Michael of Kent has made a new film which draws together his thoughts on the week.
19 April 2019 – Recently, two parallel meetings were held in Chania, Crete. The Sixth Global meeting of the NGO Alliance and the 27th Meeting of the UN Road Safety Collaboration. RoadSafe was a founder member of the alliance which now represents 220 NGOs from 90 countries.
12 April 2019 – The current United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety, despite growth in population and motorisation, has helped slow the increase in road deaths. But in far too many countries the number of people dying or seriously injured in traffic crashes is rising rather than falling.
11 April 2019 – Amend's School Area Road Safety Assessments and Improvements (SARSAI) programme has won the inaugural World Resources Institute (WRI) Ross Prize for Cities, a $250,000 award focusing on urban transformation.
29 March 2019 – This week the EU agreed a provisional deal on new vehicle safety standards for 2022. One of the new requirements is to fit an overridable Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) system as standard.
26 March 2019 – New cars, vans, lorries and buses sold in Europe will be fitted as standard with a range of new vehicle safety features, starting in 2022, according to a provisional EU deal on the legislation reached last night in Strasbourg.
26 March 2019 – Nominations are now open.
24 March 2019 – The ITF, the World Bank and FIA have begun work with Asian governments and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the establishment of a regional road safety observatory for Asia.
12 March 2019 – Sweden is to host a global ministerial conference on traffic safety in 2020.
18 February 2019 – On 21st February, the European Parliament’s Internal Market (IMCO) Committee will vote on critical new EU vehicle safety standards which include a proposal to make overridable ISA a mandatory technology on all new vehicles from 2022.
13 February 2019 – The Global Road Safety Facility of the World Bank plays an essential global role in providing funding, guidance, leadership, and technical support for road safety to low and middle- income countries, partner organizations, academia and NGOs, as well as partnering with the private sector on specific initiatives
12 February 2019 – New resources available to support the week.