International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report November 5-9, 2012*

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

“Seatbelt and Child Seat Use in Lipetskaya Oblast, Russia: Frequencies, Attitudes, and Perceptions” is the first study published in English that describes, in detail, the patterns of seatbelt use and attitudes among drivers and passengers toward seatbelt use in Russia. You can access this paper, written by JH-IIRU-affiliated faculty as well as RS-10 consortium partners from Lipetsk State Technical University and the World Health Organization, here: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/gcpi20/13/sup1

 

Friday

Namibian Roads Claim 30 Lives a Month
The Namibian (Namibia)
November 9, 2012
http://allafrica.com/stories/201211090468.html

Drunken Driving Crashes Careers
Peoples Daily (PR China)
November 9, 2012
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90882/8012689.html

We can Stop the “Accidents” on Mombasa Roads
The Standard Media (Kenya)
November 9, 2012
http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/?articleID=2000070246&story_title=Kenya-We-can-stop-the-accidents-on-Mombasa-Road

 

Thursday

Traffic Department Tightens Grip on Rule Violators
Times of India (India)
November 8, 2012
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/Traffic-department-tightens-grip-on-rule-violators/articleshow/17136476.cms

RTCs “Bright” Idea for Road Safety at Night
Times of India (India)
November 8, 2012
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/RTCs-bright-idea-for-road-safety-at-night/articleshow/17136152.cms

9 Killed in Road Mishap Near Limuru
Capital FM (Kenya)
November 8, 2012
http://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/2012/11/9-killed-in-road-mishap-near-limuru/

Search on for Two Children in Butuan City Drowning Incident
GMA Network (Philippines)
November 8, 2012
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/281504/news/regions/search-on-for-2-children-in-butuan-city-drowning-incident

Wednesday

Drowning Toll Alarms Police
Fiji Times (Fiji)
November 7, 2012
http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=216609

Soviet –Era Driving Laws may return to Russia
Telegraph (UK)
November 7, 2012
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/russianow/society/9659319/new-driving-laws-russia.html

Police Sniffing for Drunken Drivers
Times of India (India)
November 7, 2012
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/Police-sniffing-for-drunken-drivers/articleshow/17123255.cms

13 Die Every Day on Punjab Roads
Indian Express (India)
November 7, 2012
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/13-die-every-day-on-punjab-roads/1027475/0

Tuesday

Experts Warn Parents to Keep a Close Eye on Children
Gulf News (UAE)
November 6, 2012
http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/general/experts-warn-parents-to-keep-a-close-eye-on-children-1.1098676

New Initiative to Make Roads in Qatar Safer
Gulf Times (UAE)
November 6, 2012
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=541978&version=1&template_id=57&parent_id=56

Pedestrian Deaths on the Increase on GT Road
Times of India
November 6, 2012
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Pedestrian-deaths-on-the-increase-on-GT-road/articleshow/17117916.cms

 

Monday

Rise in “Accidents” on the Streets of Rio
Rio Times (Brazil)
November 5, 2012
http://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/rio-politics/rise-in-accidents-on-the-streets-of-rio/#

Reimagining the Road
The Indian Express (India)
November 5, 2012
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/reimagining-the-road/1026699/

“Killer” Buses Left 39 Dead in 10 Months
Times of India (India)
November 5, 2012
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-11-04/chandigarh/34908006_1_roadways-buses-maximum-fatal-casualties-iit-aspirants

Kenya’s Planned “Accidents”
Daily Nation (Kenya)
November 4, 2012
http://www.nation.co.ke/Features/DN2/Kenyas+planned+accidents/-/957860/1611764/-/7klf2v/-/index.html

Oman Tragedy Sparks Calls for Road Safety Review
Khaleej Times (UAE)
November 4, 2012
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/inside.asp?xfile=/data/crime/2012/November/crime_November7.xml&section=crime

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