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Thai LDP members share insights at BIGRS workshop on improving road safety legislation

01-12-2017

Legal Development Program members from Thailand participate in a Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety workshop.

Legal Development Program members from Thailand participate in a Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety workshop.

Four members of the Thailand’s Legal Development Program (LDP), Dr. Sanya Namee, Nichamon Thongphat, Supa Chotngam and Thanachart Paliyawate, attended the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) workshop on Improving Road Safety Legislation in Geneva, Switzerland. The workshop, hosted by the World Health Organization, focused on vehicle regulations. At the workshop, the Thai LDP representatives highlighted their strategies to make vehicles safer and improve safety standards in Thailand, such as the introduction of motorcycle anti-lock braking (ABS) systems and multi-sectoral collaboration with government, academia, civil society, and media to advocate for policy change. The 35 LDP representatives in attendance hailed from seven different countries including Thailand, the Philippines, China, India, Mexico, Tanzania, and Ethiopia.

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