The Best Practice Guidelines for the Safe Restraint of Children Travelling in Motor Vehicles, which has been developed by Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and Kidsafe Australia with input from Transport for NSW, aims to keep children aged up to 16 as safe as possible while travelling.

New car seat guidelines to help keep kids safe

Newly updated child seat guidelines have been released in New South Wales (NSW) to help parents and carers choose the right restraints and use...
Traffic conditions will vary globally, but potentially many drivers who have not driven much over the last few months, could be out on the road, eager to shake off the “lockdown blues”.

Easter Road Safety Tips for Drivers & Families

Easter celebrations are approaching for many people around the world. However, with many countries still in COVID-19 lockdowns, this year’s celebrations look set to...
Road injuries and fatalities are a leading cause of death for children in Thailand causing dangerous commutes to and from school, which can subsequently affect their access to education.

Road safety program aims to make school commute safer

Parents in Bangkok are helping children reclaim their streets by participating in a road safety training session hosted by road safety charity the AIP...
A public holiday in Ireland, it is also widely celebrated in the UK, Canada, United States, Brazil, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand.

Celebrate safely this St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of St. Patrick, takes place on March 17. A public holiday in Ireland, it is also widely celebrated in...
The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) partnered with Village Cinemas for the third annual Split Second youth film competition which challenges budding Victorian filmmakers aged between 18 and 25 to create a 45-second film that gets young drivers thinking about their attitudes and behaviours around using phones while driving.

Young filmmakers in Victoria highlight dangers of distracted driving

A young filmmaker had his work premiered on the silver screen as part of a film competition highlighting the dangers of driving while using...
The free ‘Check it Fits’ initiative - delivered by RSA child car seat experts - provides advice and support on how to ensure that child car seats are fitted correctly.

Child car seat checking service moves online

A child car seat checking service by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) is Ireland is now available online. The free ‘Check it Fits’ initiative -...
The study from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the Center for Autism Research (CAR) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the first to objectively look at the real-world risk of crashes and traffic violations among autistic adolescent and young adult drivers.

New study examines crash risk for autistic young drivers

Young autistic drivers have lower rates of moving violations and license suspensions, as well as similar to lower crash rates compared with their non-autistic...
This year, Lunar New Year falls on February 12, 2021, with the date officially starting the Year of the Ox.

Lunar New Year safe driving tips

Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is China’s most important festival. This year, Lunar New Year falls on February 12,...
Teens and Speeding: Breaking the Deadly Cycle, released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) in partnership with Ford Motor Company Fund, found that from 2015 to 2019, teen drivers and passengers (16-19 years of age) accounted for a greater proportion of speeding-related fatalities (43 percent) than all other age groups (30 percent).

New report examines role of speeding in teen driver deaths

The significant role speeding plays in teen driver deaths, has been examined in a new report. Teens and Speeding: Breaking the Deadly Cycle, released by...