Every year, as part of MADD’s Power of Parents program, Spring is designated “PowerTalk 21” — a time for parents to initiate or revisit conversations about upcoming events where alcohol or drugs may be more prevalent.

Parents urged to use lockdown time to discuss drink and drug...

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is urging families who are at home and social distancing to use it as an opportunity to talk about the...
At the forum, held in Battambang, mothers received information on the impact of road crashes on society and their families, the relationship between helmet use and injury prevention, and their valuable role in encouraging helmet use in their families.

International Women’s Day event focuses on helmet use

In celebration of International Women’s Day, AIP Foundation organized a helmet use forum in Cambodia for mothers of primary school students. At the forum, held...
RAC’s Driver Licensing Survey found 50 percent of learners felt “not at all”, “slightly” or “moderately” prepared before sitting their first Practical Driving Assessment, with professional driving instructors estimating 61 percent of learner drivers are taking the test before they’re ready.

Learner drivers in Australia taking test “before they’re ready”

Only half of learner drivers in Australia feel ready for their test, according to a survey by the RAC. RAC’s Driver Licensing Survey found 50...
Designed for students from preschool to grade ten, the resource has been created by the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC).

Road safety school resource for teachers

A new learning resource has been developed to help teachers in British Colombia educate children on road safety skills and awareness. Designed for students from...
According to the NSC, 100 people are killed and 10,000 are injured in school bus-related crashes every year. Most school buses only include a seat belt for the driver.

Renewed calls for seat belts on school buses

The National Safety Council (NSC) is renewing its call for seat belts on school buses. According to the NSC, 100 people are killed and 10,000...
With driving so closely tied to freedom and independence, the American Automobile Association has recommended families with older loved ones plan ahead together, especially when it comes to decisions like limiting driving.

Families urged to support older relatives who cut back on driving

As older adults reduce their driving, men report having less social support than women, according to a new study. With driving so closely tied to...
Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) aims to save lives and prevent serious injuries by measuring, managing and communicating the risk children are exposed to on their way to school.

New app aims to improve safety on journey to school

An app designed to make children’s school journeys safer has been launched. Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) aims to save lives and prevent serious injuries...
Top Safety Pick awards have been handed out to 64 cars and SUVs, 23 of the vehicles also qualified for Top Safety Pick+ awards. No minivans or pickups made the list.

IIHS reveals 64 safest vehicles on the road

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), has announced its list of the safest news cars to drive for 2020. Top Safety Pick awards have...
Transport for NSW’s Safety Town characters Daisy and Sprocket are heading out on a regional roadshow visiting community events including school fairs.

Mascots spreading the road safety message to NSW kids

Road safety mascots are helping to educate children across New South Wales. Transport for NSW’s Safety Town characters Daisy and Sprocket are heading out on...