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“But I AM normal: safe? driving in Vietnam” published in Journal of Social Marketing

30-03-2015

Co-authored by RMIT Vietnam and AIP Foundation, “But I AM normal: safe? driving in Vietnam” has been published in the Journal of Social Marketing. The paper aims to elucidate perceptions of safe driving and social norms in relation…

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Pope Francis supports helmet use

25-03-2015

In March, Pope Francis donned a helmet in the Neapolitan dialect during a mass in Plebiscito square in Naples. The helmet reads, “May the Madonna accompany you.” Source: The Telegraph, 24 March, 2015

Photovoice semi-final winners announced

24-03-2015

The Photovoice project utilizes photos and reflections from students as a way to educate them on pedestrian safety and advocate for better walking environments. This month, FedEx Express and AIP Foundation/Safe Kids Vietnam announced the semi-final…

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AIP Foundation and US CDC receive “International Partnership” award

24-03-2015

AIP Foundation and the US CDC’s Global Road Safety team received the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control’s Honor Award this year for “International Partnership.” The award recognized AIP Foundation and CDC’s collaborative work on…

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School of Excellence competition encourage “Road Safety Champions” in support of new law

23-03-2015

In support of the new Road Traffic Law, primary schools across Kampong Speu, Kandal, and Phnom Penh Provinces are taking part in a new initiative to encourage helmet use in and around school communities. Launching today,…

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Walk Wise delegation visits Vietnam to improve project implementation

23-03-2015

AIP Foundation in China organized a study tour for Walk Wise stakeholders to visit AIP Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The participants included delegates from the Kai County Education Committee, Kai County Communist Youth Union, Kai…

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Cambodian traffic police visit Vietnam to share helmet enforcement experiences

18-03-2015

In order to more effectively enforce the recently approved Road Traffic Law, from 16-19 March, 2015, 14 Cambodian traffic police from provincial, district, and national levels will visit Vietnam to discuss best practices in road safety….

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AIP Foundation organizes Johnson & Johnson Helmets for Kids orientation workshop

18-03-2015

On March 18, 2015, AIP Foundation organized a Johnson & Johnson Helmets for Kids orientation workshop in Quang Binh Province, where 63 participants discussed and agreed upon project activities. Representatives of project schools were invited to…

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Johnson & Johnson begins a new year of Helmets for Kids with commitment to donate 9,100 helmets

17-03-2015

A total of 9,100 helmets will be distributed to primary students and teachers throughout 2015 as part of Johnson & Johnson’s fourth year of support for AIP Foundation’s road safety program, Helmets for Kids. Between February…

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68th anniversary of VESPA festival supports child helmet use

16-03-2015

On March 14, 2015, a caravan of approximately 3,000 VESPA riders drove to the Royal Turf Club of Thailand, where a “68th YEAR OF VESPA : LA FESTA” festival took place. The festival not only celebrated 68…

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