News


2008

November 2008

Commission for Global Road Safety issues 2006-2008 progress report [pdf 4.6Mb]

28 October 2008
New website marks the 3rd anniversary of the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

26 September 2008
OECD International Transport Forum releases report "Towards Zero: Ambitious Road Safety Targets and the Safe System Approach"

August 2008
iRAP issues "Vaccines for Roads", a report describing the development of new inspection tools

10 July 2008
European Union Road Federation (ERF) releases 2008 edition of European Road Statistics

July 2008
New CDC "Health Information for International Travel (2008 edition)" includes section on road safety for travelers

9 June 2008
RTIRN makes scholarships available to researchers in low- and middle-income countries

31 March 2008
UN General Assembly calls for Ministerial meeting on road safety

03 March 2008
WHO launches the "Good practice manual on speed management"


2007

September 2007

UN Secretary-General issues his first report on international road safety.

22 August 2007

PIARC publish guidlines for "Road Accident Investigation for Road Engineers"

21 August 2007

Latest newsletter of WHO Helmet Initiative now available

21 August 2007

Latest newsletter of WHO Helmet Initiative now available

August 2007

IFRC launches new road safety website in three languages

23 July 2007

NHTSA issues 2006 Crash Statistics

20 July 2007

Department for Transport UK launch new summer 2007 Drink Drive campaign

16 July 2007
US congress supports World Day of Remembrance for Crash Victims

June 2007

A special report on Underreporting of Road Traffic Casualties in 22 IRTAD countries published

31 May 2007
Desmond Tutu launches Make Road Safe Africa campaign

21 April 2007

WHO releases report on Youth and Road Safety ahead of First UN Global Road Safety Week

21 April 2007

Good practice manual on drinking and driving launched by GRSP

19 April 2007

WHO and ASIRT release Faces behind the figures: voices of road traffic crash victims and their families

1 March 2007

Now available: A guide for hosting a day of remembrance for victims of road traffic crashes

28 February 2007

6th Meeting of the UN Road Safety Collaboration hosted in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

20 February 2007

UNICEF launch essay competition ahead of the First UN Road Safety Week

8 February 2007

African Ministers adopt declaration on road safety

5 February 2007

Delegates meet in Accra, Ghana for the 4th African Road Safety conference


2006

19 November 2006
The world remembers victims of road traffic crashes

31 October 2006
5th Meeting of the UN Road Safety Collaboration held in Geneva

23 October 2006
OECD/ECMT launches a comprehensive report on Speed Management

2 October 2006
OECD/ECMT launches report which identifies road safety risks to youth and countermeasures

18 September 2006
Fourteen young "ambassadors" meet in Geneva to prepare Youth Assembly on road safety

15 September 2006
Oscar Arias calls for more attention to road safety at the Latin American and Caribbean Road Safety Forum in San José

25 August 2006
”Good practice manual on helmets” released, the first in a series of good practice manuals

23 August 2006

UNHCR 2006 report shows fewer deaths to humanitarian workers due to increased road safety consciousness by UN organizations

18 August 2006

OECD reports on road safety performance for 38 countries

26 July 2006
FIA publishes report on road safety policies in France

22 June 2006
Russian version of Make Road's Safe report launched in Moscow

9 June 2006
Commission for Global Road Safety frames road safety as a development issue

8 June 2006
Robertson Commission launches safer roads campaign

2 June 2006

Fleet forum launches project

26 May 2006
World loses a strong advocate for road safety

24 May 2006
In memoriam: Dr LEE Jong-wook, Director-General, WHO">

18 May 2006 
ECMT transformed into International Transport Forum

26 April 2006

ECMT/OECD/WHO launch joint report on road safety performance in Russia

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