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NOS PROJETS A L'ECHELLE MONDIALE

2017-2020

ROAD SAFETY GRANT PROGRAMME

A MANAGEMENT TRAINING TO RAISE ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS IN SYRIA

In May 2017, the Syrian Automobile Club (SAC) held a one-week training programme aimed at improving road safety knowledge and expertise in Syria. With the involvement of the University of Saint Joseph and the ESCWA (UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia), participants were trained by experts and provided with training materials. Each participant will be able to offer support for future road safety initiatives and have a positive impact on the community.

ACM RAISES DRINK DRIVING AWARENESS THROUGH ITS “SOBER AND SAFE VILLAGES IN MOLDOVA” PROJECT

In Moldova drink driving is one of the main causes of serious crashes. 14 areas within the country have been identified by experts as having the highest rate of road crashes caused by drunk drivers. Materials and advertisings were distributed to the public and young volunteers produced their own materials such as T-shirts, stands and posters. On top of that, activities conducted in summer camps – a drawing contest, special road safety action, flash mobs and lessons in driving schools – were carried out. Approximately 10 000 local people participated in these activities

Cyprus Automobile Association and Road Safety Institute work together to promote the 4th UN Global Road Safety Week

The “A while ago…” initiative is at the core of RSI’s road safety actions implemented specifically in support of the Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week (8-14 May 2017), which focuses on speed; identified worldwide as a major risk factor of death and disability. The campaign brings together the public and private sectors to raise awareness among the Greek and Cypriot population of the danger of speeding.

KENYA’S AAK PROVIDES FIRST AID TRAINING FOR PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLES DRIVERS

A large majority of road accidents in Kenya involve public transports. Therefore, the AAK identified a need to train the public service vehicle drivers in first aid to enable them to effectively treat accident victims. AAK and St John Ambulance has begun offering free training courses to public service vehicle drivers who use the Mombasa-Malaba highway, considered to be one of the most dangerous roads in the country. The aim of these workshops is to enable drivers to avoid accidents, and also administer first aid in emergency situations.

SINGAPORE AAS TACKLES THE USE OF MOBILE PHONE WHILE ON ROADS WITH ITS “STAY FOCUSED!” PROJECT

The "Stay Focused" project addresses the problem of distracted road users. It is aimed at both drivers and pedestrians, with particular emphasis on mobile phone use while on roads.The first step of this campaign was the publication of an article on the dangers of distracted walking in the July/August issue of AAS’ Highway magazine, which is physically distributed to over 60 000 members.

TANZANIAN CLUB MAKES SCHOOL AREAS SAFER THROUGH EDUCATION

During three months, supported by the National Road Safety Council, primary and secondary teachers received road safety training from the traffic Police Education Unit and the AAT Driving School, with an emphasis on road signs. Participants received training equipment such as reflective jackets, Stop&Go signs or signboards and were delivered certificates upon completion of the training.