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Leading mobile operator sends distracted driving campaign messaging to 200k subscribers

27-02-2018

We teamed up with Metfone, a leading mobile operator in Cambodia, to send a text message to their 200,000 subscribers with the slogan in Khmer from our new Safety Delivered distracted driving campaign. The public awareness…

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Emojis take on sinister role in new campaign addressing distracted driving among youth

27-02-2018

A new safety campaign will integrate media- and community-based approaches to address distracted driving among 15 to 29 year olds. The campaign’s slogan is “Leave your phone alone or you could be next!” and features a…

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New viral video proves just how “crazy” it is to drive while distracted

22-02-2018

As part of a new public awareness campaign in Thailand, our Safety Delivered program has released a new viral video that proves just how “crazy” it is to use a phone while driving. The video, titled “The Science…

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AIP Foundation attends meeting on traffic police reforms, presents legislative review findings

19-02-2018

AIP Foundation Thailand Country Manager Oratai Junsuwanaruk presented the findings of a legislative review of Thailand’s Traffic Fine System and Penalty Provisions at a recent meeting on traffic police reforms in Thailand that was organized jointly…

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Thai government makes progress towards commitments to UN Decade of Action

19-02-2018

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) recently selected Yan Nawa District, Bangkok, as a pilot area for the province’s first Road Safety Operation Center, taking another step towards meeting their commitments to the United Nations Decade of…

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Baseline data shows need for safe school zones

15-02-2018

As part of our Slow Down to Save Lives program, we organized a stakeholders workshop at Yothinburana Primary School to review road crash data collected outside of the school and determine next steps. The participants consisted of school…

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Speed reduction campaign in Bangkok sees success with new 50km/h speed limit

15-02-2018

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and Royal Thai Police announced major speed limit reductions on critical roads in the city. The reduction, from 80km/h to 50km/h, follows a yearlong advocacy campaign carried out by our Slow Down to…

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Helmets for Kids teams up with road safety stakeholders to organize extracurricular activities

07-02-2018

AIP Foundation teamed up with Yan Nawa District’s City Law Enforcement Section and Honda Motorcycle Thailand to organize road safety extracurricular activities for 87 fourth graders at Wat Chong Nonsi School in Bangkok as part of…

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Road safety media campaign targets youth returning home for Vietnamese New Year

02-02-2018

A new Facebook media campaign launched by our Safety Delivered program is targeting youth in Vietnam with messages to keep them safe on the roads as they return home for Tet, the country’s Lunar New Year and most important holiday….

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AIP Foundation builds capacity of local nonprofit to sustain road safety education in Kaizhou District

01-02-2018

AIP Foundation’s Walk Wise program is building the capacity of local nonprofit Tongchuang Social Service Center to continue delivering road safety education in the Kaizhou District of Chongqing Province, where we finished our five-year mission in November 2017….

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