International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report November 26-30, 2012*

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Friday

Defiant Drivers to be Netted Soon
Times of India (India)
November 30, 2012
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Defiant-drivers-to-be-netted-soon/articleshow/17428504.cms

December 2 Set as National Traffic Safety Day
CRI (PR China)
November 30, 2012
http://english.cri.cn/7146/2012/11/30/2941s735887.htm

Kenya: Anarchy in Nairobi as PSVs Strike over new Traffic Rules
Capital FM (Kenya)
November 30, 2012
http://allafrica.com/stories/201211300065.html

See Also

Stop Strikes and Stick to Road Safety Laws (Opinion)
Business Daily Africa (Kenya)
November 30, 2012
http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Opinion—Analysis/Stop-strikes-and-stick-to-road-safety-law/-/539548/1633048/-/1m54s9z/-/index.html

 

Thursday

Reducing Traffic “Accidents” Letter to the Editor
Tribune (Pakistan)
November 29, 2012
http://tribune.com.pk/story/472303/reducing-traffic-accidents/

Safety First: Two Wheeler “Accident” Deaths Fall by 22% Police Credit Helmets
Financial Express (India)
November 29, 2012
http://www.financialexpress.com/news/safety-first-twowheeler-accident-deaths-fall-by-22-police-credit-helmets/1037218

Haiti Social: Development of a National Road Safety Strategy
Haitilibre (Haiti)
November 29, 2012
http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-7274-haiti-social-development-of-a-national-road-safety-strategy.html

Abu Dhabi Redoubles Efforts to Keep Residents Healthy
Gulf News (UAE)
November 29, 2012
http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/health/abu-dhabi-redoubles-efforts-to-keep-residents-healthy-1.1111450

Speed Radar, Wide Roads to Reduce “Accidents”
Times of India (India)
November 29, 2012
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/Speed-radar-wide-roads-to-reduce-accidents/articleshow/17408083.cms

 

Wednesday

XE to Save Lives
Informante (Namibia)
November 28, 2012
http://www.informante.web.na/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11197:xe-to-save-lives-&catid=22:speed&Itemid=110

We Blame Drivers, But Pedestrians are the Leading Cause of Road “Accidents”
The Nation (Kenya)
November 28, 2012
http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/Letters/-/440806/1632156/-/cj2p6r/-/index.html

Reckless Private Bus Drivers Rule the Roost of City Roads
The Hindu (India)
November 28, 2012
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/reckless-private-bus-drivers-rule-the-roost-on-city-roads/article4142929.ece

 

Tuesday

After Rash of “Accidents” Authorities Target Driving Schools
The Moscow Times (Russia)
November 27, 2012
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/after-rash-of-accidents-authorities-target-driving-schools/472024.html

Highways to the Danger Zone
Indian Express (India)
November 27, 2012
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/highways-to-the-danger-zone/1036628/0

Traffic Policemen Ill-Equipped to Check Road “Accidents” in City
Times of India (India)
November 27, 2012
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/Traffic-policemen-ill-equipped-to-check-road-accidents-in-city/articleshow/17381622.cms

 

Monday

Documentation of Road “Accidents” in Africa, A Future Threatened by Indulgence
Leadership News (Nigeria) November 23, 2012
http://leadership.ng/nga/articles/40822/2012/11/23/documentation_road_accidents_africa_future_threatened_indulgence.html

Malaysia Says Tests will Cut Toll
New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)
November 23, 2012
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/motoring/news/article.cfm?c_id=9&objectid=10848727

Conference Highlights Traffic Safety in Vietnam
Tuoitre News (Vietnam)
November 23, 2012
http://www.tuoitrenews.vn/cmlink/tuoitrenews/society/conference-highlights-traffic-safety-in-vietnam-1.92684

Will Stiff Penalties Change Kenyan Motorists’ Bad Driving Habits?
Business Daily Africa (Kenya)
November 25, 2012

http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Corporate-News/Will-stiff-penalties-change-Kenyan-motorists/-/539550/1629008/-/o66o8h/-/index.html

Policy on Road Safety Soon
Times of India (India)
November 26, 2012
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-11-24/jaipur/35333443_1_road-accidents-road-safety-reasons-behind-road-mishaps

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