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AIP Foundation promotes road safety awareness at AMCHAM Annual Picnic


At the end of June, The American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM) held their Annual Independence Day Picnic at KIS International School in Bangkok. At the venue, AIP Foundation organized a booth to increase awareness…

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FIA Foundation visits AIP Foundation offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi


On June 26-27, Avi Silverman, FIA Foundation’s Director of Campaigns and Communications visited AIP Foundation offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. The FIA Foundation, an independent charity that promotes road safety has supported AIP…

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Exciting signs of sustainability for AIP Foundation’s Walk Wise program


Students of Kai County often walk to school in dark and foggy conditions. As part of AIP Foundation’s Walk Wise project, students were given bright yellow caps to make them more visible to drivers. The caps…

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The GRSP Asia Seminar 2014 – improving road safety for our children


This year, the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) hosted its annual Asia Seminar focusing on the serious issues of child road safety. The event was attended by nearly 300 road safety experts, practitioners, business representatives, NGOs…

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Final results from ‘Walk with FedEx Tour’ show increase in students’ pedestrian safety


From December 23, 2013 to January 17, 2014, the ‘Walk with FedEx Tour’ educated 12,943 students on safe pedestrian safety. Participating schools hosted a ‘Safety Day’ where AIP Foundation (as Safe Kids Vietnam) and school leaders…

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Eighteen project schools complete 1,440 road safety classes


AIP Foundation’s Walk Wise project, sponsored by Chevron has completed 1,440 road safety classes among eighteen schools during the 2013-2014 school year. In order to improve the effectiveness and quality of future road safety classes, AIP…

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Pedestrian traffic modifications help students keep safe as they walk to school


Environmental modifications such as speed bumps, road signs and painted pedestrian paths are an important part of keeping children safe around schools. In Kai County, 18 schools have started to make changes in their environment, thanks…

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Universal motorcycle helmet laws recommended to reduce deaths and injuries


The Community Preventive Services Task Force, whose members are appointed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recommends universal motorcycle helmet laws based on strong evidence from 69 studies. Evidence of…

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AIP Foundation launches “Slogo competition” for new Thailand helmet project


This month, Save the Children and AIP Foundation launched a “Slogo” competition inviting Thailand design professionals, university students, and the general public to submit ideas for a slogan and logo for The 7% Project. The 7%…

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The Royal Automobile Association of Thailand under Royal Patronage commits to support future road safety projects


Mr. Banpot Hongthong, President of RAAT and Greig Craft, Founder of AIP Foundation sign a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in future road safety projects. On June 12, the Royal Automobile Association of Thailand (RAAT), a…

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