India

How can I?
10-12 May 2013, Arrivesafe

Young volunteers would stand in small groups with message "HOW CAN I" at the start points of specific roads of the city where the pedestrians are put to maximum risk while crossing/walking along. This event would be done in Chandigarh, which is the one of the most planned and the youngest city in the World. The pedestrian space is being squeezed and is being given to cars. We will be collecting information on the modifications made in the pedestrian pathways through RTI [Right to Information] so the issue can be supported by data before it is highlighted at the event.

Contact: Harman Singh Sidhu
Tel: +919872217543
Email: harman@arrivesafe.org

School Bus Safety
6-12 May 2013, Avoid Accident

During this event we would create special awareness drive for the school bus safety.

Contact: Harpreet Singh
Tel: +919779012345
Email: contact@harpreethsingh.com

Pedestrian safety week
6-12 May 2013, Trax Sports Society

• To address ‘Pedestrian Safety’ Issues in New Delhi (India) we will pick one ‘E’ i.e. Education out of Four E’s of Road Safety and make people aware of their Pedestrian Right.
• We will run a ‘FM Radio Campaign’ through entire Pedestrian Safety Week wherein we’ll Educate people about ‘Right to Walk’ and Rules and Guidelines in this context.
• Through ‘FM Radio Campaign’ we’ll urge all concerned stake holders to pave the path for the safety and smooth ‘On Road Journey’ of Pedestrians.
• We’ll organize ‘Direct Connect’ public events at Shopping Malls and distribute ‘Small Handy Cards’ bearing Pedestrian Safety Message/Rules/Guidelines and important helpline numbers on it.

Contact: Rajni Gandhi
Tel:+09810274741
Email: gs_tss@trafficzam.com

School children
1-15 May 2013, Dinesh Memorial Road Safety Society

Program on road safety/knowledge of traffic rules/safe driving/defensive driving/safe distance.

Contact: Kushal
Tel: +919350362092
Email: dineshroadsafety@gmail.com

Observance of UN Global Road Safety Week and The Long Short Walk
6-12 May 2013, Forum for Prevention of Road Accidents (FPRA)

On the occasion of UN Global Road Safety Week, we at FPRA are planning to organize several events like Press Meet, Demonstration by Pappu Zebra at Traffic Squares, Distribution of Safety Materials for Pedestrians, The Long and Short Walk etc. in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar cities (India). The main objective of these events are to draw the attention of the society to the need for pedestrian safety. The programme will be organised in collaboration with "Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety" and “Commissionerate Police, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack”. All other stakeholders like Red Cross volunteers; press and media people, emergency medical service providers, bus and truck owners, legal professionals, motor vehicle drivers, non-governmental organisations etc. are to be involved in this campaign.

Contact: Bikash Mohapatra
Tel: +919437195251
Email: fpra@sify.com

ARRIVE ALIVE
6-12 May 2013, Automobile Association of Upper India (AAUI)

Keeping in mind the need to educate drivers to ensure safe passage for pedestrians, banners with catchy messages focused on walkers’ safety will be displayed at busy traffic intersections during the week. Free distribution of booklet ‘ABC of Road Safety’ in schools to benefit students and teachers. Event focuses pedestrians’ safety in particular joy walkers and students who are run over when crossing roads by speeding vehicles. More than 12400 pedestrians died in road accidents in 2011. Many die premature death before realizing values of their life. Objective of the event is to educate pedestrians to stay safe on road. India being 2nd largest Road network in the world accounts for more pedestrians’ death in road accidents. There is a growing concern over this issue. With 1, 20,000 persons dying in Road accidents, India is like accident capital of the world. Students and children represent significant number of pedestrian death say 35% in our country.

Contact: T.K. Malhotra
Tel: aaprsect@airtelmail.in
Email: +91 11 26852033

Awareness about pedestrian safety
8-11 May 2013, AVOID ACCIDENT

This campaign would be held in the District of Mukatsar of Panjab which would include long and short walks ,lectures,seminars in schools and colleges and road shows regarding the road safety and injury prevention in collaboration with local traffic police and administration.

Contact: JAGMOHAN BAJAJ
Tel: +919780595072
Email: jagmohanbajaj@hotmail.com

Foot Path- The Right of Pedestrians
12 May 2013, Environment Awareness & Reform Task force for Heirs (EARTH NGO)

In Our City Rohtak, Haryana, the Footpath are being encroached by the shopkeepers and the Pedestrians have to walk on road which is dangerous for them and also a problem for the vehicles on the road. so we will have a walk on the Footpath of the City and will give a Memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner of Rohtak city to provide encroachment free foot path for the pedestrians.There will be four groups of the volunteers who will reach the Deputy Commisioner Camp Office from both side of the road and from the two end of the Rohtal city on Main Road. Around 200 Volunteers( Paryavaran Rakshak) will participate in this activity.

Contact: Ajay
Tel: +91-9896911778
Email: ed@earthngo.org

Road Safety Awarness Program
1 April 2013 - 31 March 2014, Kottayam Road Safety Club

This Awareness Program in association with the Kerala Motor Vehicles Department is held every week for various groups in the society. The various groups includes, school students, college students, female drivers, taxi drivers, bus drivers, auto drivers, two-wheeler drivers, enforcement teams, public. This awareness is to spread the importance of road safety and to reduce the accidents.

Contact: Binu Varkey
Tel: +919447187319
Email: doakrsc@gmail.com

Long Short Walk
6-11 May 2013, People's Trust Jaipur

Citizens of Jaipur and Kota District, Rajasthan, India will participate in Long Short Walk to promote Pedestrian Safety including officials from Traffic Police, Transport, Education etc.

Contact: Prerna Singh
Tel: +919829733893
Email: prerana_arora@yahoo.com

Alert today alive tomorrow
6-12 May 2013, JUBILANT FOODWORKS

Mass awareness generation on Road Safety covering various themes like Pedestrian Safety, Two-wheelers Safety, School Bus Safety, Safe Motor-bike riding, First Aid on Road, Defensive Driving and Road etiquettes & tips for various road space users. This would be through various channels of communication primarily focusing on fast growing social media sites i.e. through the facebook page of Dominos which is having more than 3.7 million followers. We believe that spreading awareness on the subject of road safety would bring lot of sensitivity in masses.

Contact: AKANKSHA SHARMA
Tel: +91-0120-4090500
Email: AKANKSHA_SHARMA@DOMINOSIN.COM

SAFE "Safety Awareness For Everyone" Right For Safe Walk
6-12 May 2013, INDIAN YOUTH SECURED ORGANISATION

With the rapid increase of the Human & motor vehicle population, it is difficult to control the hazard road users worldwide. Until unless there is an widespread awareness among all section of people about SAFE WALK & SAFE REACH. We do our level best to unite one and all to focus on RIGHT TO SAFE WALK for pedestrian. * Your communication of Support, our Skills & Efforts! JAI BHARATH...

Contact: Ghansham Ojha
Tel:+91-98854-91221
Email: indian.youth.secured.organisation@gmail.com

"Safe Walking - Safe Living" Pedestrian safety awareness activity of Subhayatra programme
7-10 May 2013, Student Police Cadet

Groups of Student Police Cadets in uniform will interact with pedestrians and drivers at key intersections in and around Thrissur City (Kerala, India). These high school students will distribute awareness materials on pedestrian safety and also encourage all road users to adopt safe practices while on public passageways.Pappu Zebra, the road safety mascot, will join SPCs in this activity.

Contact: Vinay Varma Raja
Tel: +919446375338
Email: varmapkrv@gmail.com

Awareness on Pedestrian Safety
11 May 2013 - 10 April 2014, AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN INDIA

Conveying message both for Pedestrians and Motorists will be released in a function and the pamphlets will be distributed to reach all households and the Banners will be displayed in all important functions. This will be spread over the different areas covering each area for two months. For this the city will be divided into six zones. Apart from doing this in the capital metropolis of Chennai, it will be also done similarly in the three important big cities of Tamilnadu namely Madurai, Trichy and Coimbatore. Since there is a Court order now against exhibition of banners, instead of printing 200 banners as originally proposed, we have modified it so as to print 60 banners and 80 thousand pamphlets.In fact due to the large number of pamphlets the number of people covered will be more than 4 lakhs.

Contact: C.R.SHUNMUGAM
Tel: +044 28511839
Email: aasi40@hotmail.com

Intertraffic India 2013
10 March - 10 May 2013, International Road Federation

Intertraffic India 2013, an International Exhibition, to be held at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida from 3rd to 5th October 2013 is jointly organized by Amsterdam RAI and IRF India Chapter. The three day event will showcase products and services pertaining to (i)Infrastructure Management (ii)ITS Technology (iii) Traffic Management (iv)Parking Systems (v) Road Safety and (vi) other allied subjects. The 8th IRF Regional Conference on Road Infrastructure for Safe Mobility will be held alongside the Intertraffic India 2013.

Contact: Raj Pal
Tel: +91-11-46150344
Email: intertraffic@indiairf.com

8th IRF Regional Conference on Road Infrastructure for Safe Mobility
10 March - 10 May 2013, International Road Federation - India Chapter

The 8th conference in this series of IRF Regional Conference will have the theme of 'Road Infrastructure for Safe Mobility' to address the critical issue of the requirements of safer roads. This will provide a platform to deliberate and resolve all pertinent issues related to road infrastructure, as follows:
• Safety concerns of high speed roads
• Design for safety in urban and rural roads
• Intersection design for higher safety
• Technology for managing traffic & safety
• Road safety management capacity
• Safety of vulnerable road users
• Enforcement issues linked to road safety
• Infrastructure safety through RSA
• Safety in roads PPP projects
• Organizational coordination for road safety
• Road safety awareness campaigns
• Monitoring and evaluation of road
• safety projects
• Research in road safety

Conference Venue: The conference will be held at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Delhi NCR.

Contact: P.K. Sikdar
Tel: +91-11-46150344
Email: india@irfnet.org

THE LONG SHORT WALK & BOOM MESSAGES
6-12 May 2013, KARNAL POLICE AND ARRIVESAFE

BOOM MESSAGE: There is a Toll Barrier with 24 passages and "boom barriers" on the busy National Highway 1. Approximately 100,000 vehicles pass though these barriers in a day. The messages would be hung on the boom barriers. All vehicles stop to pay the toll tax and at least the driver and the co-driver seat would see the message. LONG SHORT WALK ON RAILWAY ROAD: The road has 7 educational institutions (colleges and schools). The girl students would participate in "The Long Short Walk" from their Educational Institutions to the Bus Stand from where they board the buses for their homes in nearby villages. These students walk daily on a very crowded road which has no walkway. We will submit a memorandum to the Mayor or the Municipal Corporation to get a dedicated walkway built for these students.

Contact: HARMAN SINGH SIDHU
Tel: +919872217543
Email: harman@arrivesafe.org

Safe Walk
6-7 May 2013, Safe Kids Foundation

6th May 2013 8. 30 am to 9.30 am. Human chain promoting pedestrian safety and Long short walk at Sion in Central Mumbai near the skywalk. 7th May 2013 10 am to 12 noon. Mysore Association Hall, Matunga, Mumbai 400 019 Skit, songs and dance with road safety messages by school children.

Contact: Rupa Kothari
Tel: + 91 22 23012561
Email: safekidsindia2@gmail.com

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