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Activities

Road Safety Awareness Training for Taxi and Bus Drivers of Guwahati
24 April 2007 — District Library/ Rabindra Bhavan, India


Training will be given to over 300 drivers on safe driving; Awareness will be created on the effects of accidents; Will be trained as to how to take care of the accident victims; Will be given tips to do safe driving to avoid accidents

Contact: Devasia Nellikunnel, Welfare Association for Relief and Regional Development (WARRD)
Telephone: +91 9435082079, Fax: nik
E-mail: devasia_warrd@rediffmail.com

Sensitizing and Motivating Adolescent School Children in the sphere of prevention of road accidents
28 April 2007 — Amar Jyoti Research and Rehabilitation Center, Delhi, India


Sensitizing and motivating young road users, comprising adolescent school children, by schematically using the participatory learning approach for personal safety skills formation and development. A quiz to test road safety knowledge of the 900 students from the 10 schools covered by RUSF during the year 2006-07 under the GIA programmes of the Department of Road Transport & Highways, Govt. of India and equal numbers under the programme of road safety training sponsored by the Department of Transport &Road Safety, Govt of NCT Delhi, India. A running trophy will be given to the best performing school and 1st , 2nd, 3rd and consolation prizes will given to the best performing school Child participants.

Contact: L.C. Mahajan, Road Users Safety Forum (RUSF)
Telephone: +91 11-22153350 / 22162732, Fax: +91 11-22153350
E-mail: rusf@growthalternatives.com

Stay Alive On The Street
23 April 2007 — St. James Hospital Campus, Chalakudy, Kerala, India


Road Safety awareness program in association with government organizations and NGOs. The program is supported by seminars, via street campaigns and a short film in our regional language on road safety, "Road Hurts". We will be having a public rally followed by a meeting to be addressed by political leaders and road safety activists. A documentary on road safety and a street play on road safety will also be presented to the public on that day.

Contact: Dr T.K. Manoj, St.James Life Saving Mission
Telephone: +91 480 2710271
E-mail: tkmanoj66@yahoo.com

Transcon Road Safety Day
25 April 2007 — Mumbai, India


We will have a Transcon (Road) Safety Day with all our employees to talk about the need of road safety, share lessons learned from accidents of others and talk about the steps we can take to prevent them. A more detailed plan is being put in place.

Contact: Shashank Singh, Castrol India Ltd
Telephone: +91 9820549138, Fax: +91 66984770
E-mail: shashank.singh@castrol.com

UN Global Road Safety Week - state level commemoration
3 April 2007 — Kerala State, India


The State Level Commemoration will be jointly organized by ADIC-RSA, National Transportation, Planning & Research Centre (NATPAC) & the Regional Office of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India with the active participation and cooperation of major Stakeholders. The Commemoration begins with a Public Exhibition Campaign in front of the Kerala Government Secretariat on the 3rd April 2007 and will be followed by painting competitions on the topic of Road Safety will be organized in all the 14 District Headquarters of Kerala, state level essay & slogan postal competitions, a media workshop. The UN Week Observation will be inaugurated by His Excellency the Governor of Kerala on 23rd April 2007 at Trivandrum followed by a series of State Level Workshops on various aspects related to Road Safety with special focus on the Five Risk Factors- Helmets, Alcohol, Inappropriate & Excessive Speeding, Safety Belts & Child Restraints, and Infrastructure. Exhibitions, Seminars, Road Shows, Rallies & Public Awareness Campaigns will be organized in all major Towns & Villages and on the national level a quiz competition will be organized and awards will be presented to the most outstanding contribution in Road Safety. The entire event will try to generate massive awareness and ensure public commitment to reduce the amount of road traffic accidents and fatalities in the State.

Contact: Johnson J. Edayaranmula, ADIC - India Road Safety Alliance (RSA)
Telephone: +914712551221, Fax: +914712551221
E-mail: adic.rsa@gmail.com
Web site: http://www.adicindia.org

UN Global Road Safety Week celebration
23 april 2007 — new delhi, india, india


Under the global road safety week2007 number of events will be organised: A rally of 1000 school children on road safety education, seminar on role of NGOs in road campaign, national poster competition and exhibition, 2 days eye testing camp for Delhi Transport Corporation bus drivers, seminar on role of heads of schools in road safety education.

Contact: Vijay Gaur, Bhagidari Jan Sahyog Samiti (regd.)
Telephone: +91 9350160556
E-mail: vijaygaur16@yahoo.com

First United Nations Global Road Safety Week

23-29 April 2007

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