RECENT IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS AT UNITED NATIONS ON ROAD SAFETY AND A GLOBAL ROAD SAFETY TRUST FUND

Colleagues The General Assembly of United Nations on 12 April 2018 agreed a number of important steps to support road safety within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Actions agreed include 1. Acceptance of an offer by Sweden to host the 3rd High level Global Conference on Road safety (this follows on from the 1st Global conference in...
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INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND ROAD SAFETY

A useful new document for those interested in this area . Unfortunately it does not discuss more radical possibilities of insurance industry getting involved in vehicle inspection /testing or  even in driver testing.   At present this is left to government agency personnel who have no direct long term benefits from stricter testing and in some...
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Why do more occupants die in car collisions in developing countries? – See this!

Colleagues, Global car safety organisations Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean (Latin NCAP), Global New Car Assessment Programme (Global NCAP) will host a Car to Car crash test on 27 October 2016 at the IIHS headquarters in Virginia, USA. The test is between between two...
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President’s Welcome note

Friends and colleagues, Welcome to the International road safety centre (IRSC) and this, my first blog from IRSC. As some of you will know, setting up IRSC and its activities has taken a little longer than we expected but we are now getting there. We have started some advisory activities already and expect to be fully...
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