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Parents at Vorsar Primary School learn the value of a helmet

27-06-2013

Helmet wearing rates at Vorsar Primary School in Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia have risen rapidly from zero to over 90 percent since The UPS Foundation donated helmets to more than 600 students in January 2013. To maintain…

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A fun, effective approach to educating students about road safety

26-06-2013

Last month, Zooming in on Road Safety’s family festival combined competition and creativity to improve the road safety knowledge of 1,500 secondary students, their teachers and parents, from District 9, Ho Chi Minh City through interactive…

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Observations in Tanzanian cities show that drivers and men more than three times as likely to wear helmets than passengers and women

25-06-2013

In order to better understand their target audience, the Helmet Vaccine Initiative – Tanzania (HVI-T) led efforts to collect data on current helmet-wearing behaviors in three cities. While the overall helmet wearing rate observed among 32,150…

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175,024 Vietnamese parents pledge to put helmets on their children

25-06-2013

Between January and June 2013, more than 175,000 Vietnamese parents pledged to insist their children wear helmets. Parents signed a commitment to put helmets on their children using Facebook, the campaign website, and direct flyer distribution…

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Evaluating the pilot phase of Walk Wise

24-06-2013

Through the pilot year evaluation of Walk Wise, Chevron’s pedestrian safety education program in Kai County, China, relevant stakeholders, including school officials, teachers, parents, and students, provided valuable, constructive feedback and suggestions to improve the impact…

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Ubulamu Bugaga or ‘Life is your wealth,’ campaign billboards

24-06-2013

As part of the multi-faceted Ubulamu Bugaga (“Life is your wealth”) campaign, new billboards were installed at boda boda (motorcycle taxi) stations throughout Kampala. Ubulamu Bugaga aims to increase helmet wearing rates and road safety knowledge…

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Road safety advocates make their case for policy priorities and actions

21-06-2013

The Coalition for Road Safety and Handicap International, funded by the Global Road Safety Partnership, together with AIP Foundation called on the Royal Government of Cambodia to take immediate action to reverse rising toll of road…

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VESPA signs a Memorandum of Understanding with AIP Foundation

21-06-2013

On June 21, AIP Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding with VESPA at its head office in Bangkok. VESPA also made a donation of 196,000 THB (US$6,314) for a one-year agreement to fund Helmets for Kids. Through…

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Traffic police review road safety knowledge with more than 4,000 students in Udon Thani

20-06-2013

More than 4,000 students at two schools in Udon Thani practiced their knowledge of helmet wearing during extracurricular activities from June 18-20. Funded by The UPS Foundation, Helmets for Kids engaged the Udon Thani community and schools by…

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Moms at Sampov Meas Primary School take an active role in road safety

19-06-2013

70 moms of students at Sampov Meas Primary School in Phnom Penh gathered on May 25, 30, and June 19 for a forum hosted by AIP Foundation to address the important role of mothers in improving…

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