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Global Meeting of NGOs Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims 7-8 May 2009 Brussels, Belgium. Introduction of participating agencies. Drive Alive South Africa. Advocacy towards school children and general public through various media National campaign for reflective school uniforms

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global meeting of ngos advocating for road safety and road victims 7 8 may 2009 brussels belgium

Global Meeting of NGOs Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims7-8 May 2009Brussels, Belgium

Introduction of participating agencies

drive alive south africa
Drive AliveSouth Africa
  • Advocacy towards school children and general public through various media
  • National campaign for reflective school uniforms
  • Road safety education through theatre
  • Lobbied for raising penalties for drunken and reckless driving
mothers against drunk driving canada
Mothers Against Drunk DrivingCanada
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media on dangers of drinking and driving
  • Victims services
  • Campaign 911 to report suspected drunk drivers
  • Lobbied for legislation for 0.00 BAC restriction for all drivers under 21 years of age
no a conducir ebrio mexico
No a Conducir EbrioMexico
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media on dangers of drinking and driving
  • Victims services
  • Supports citizen vigilance programme through alcohol checkpoints in Monterrey
  • Lobbied for legislation to establish 0.08 BAC limit and related fines and penalties
umma wa wapanda baiskeli tanzania
Umma wa Wapanda BaiskeliTanzania
  • Advocacy towards cyclists and general public to promote cycling and cycling safety in Dar Es Salaam
  • Capacity building for cyclists to understand and advocate for their rights
  • Courses on cycling safety for school students
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials
conciencia mexico
ConcienciaMexico
  • Weekly publication in current affairs in Guadalajara
  • Dedicated section on road traffic injury prevention
  • Addresses issues around legislation and corruption as relates to enforcement
youth task force india
Youth Task ForceIndia
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media
  • Campaign to promote use of zebra crossings
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and related web site
hikmat road safety jordan
Hikmat Road Safety Jordan
  • Advocacy towards general public
  • Serves as link between private companies and local administrations to raise funds for targeted road safety projects around specific schools, residences and neighbourhoods
  • Supported preparation of national road safety strategy
laser international senegal
Laser International Senegal
  • Advocacy towards general public
  • Organizes sub-regional road safety fora in Africa
  • Hosts annual road safety film festival
  • Supported preparation of Senegal\'s national road safety plan
german road safety council germany
German Road Safety CouncilGermany
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media
  • Develops tailored road safety programmes for children, the elderly, drivers, cyclists…
  • Contributes to harmonization of road safety efforts across various levels (local, state, national and European Union)
fondei ma bori niger
Fondei Ma BoriNiger
  • Advocacy towards youth, teachers, taxi drivers and general public
  • Promotes and presented Youth Declaration for Road Safety to Prime Minister on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
  • Training young road safety advocates
  • Support youth in Benin, Burkina Faso and Senegal
amend united states
AmendUnited States
  • Supports a low-cost approach to programme development in Ghana and Tanzania
  • Primary school road safety instruction
  • Social marketing of reflectors for primary school children
  • Programme implementation and evaluation based on science and action
association for safe international road travel united states
Association for Safe International Road TravelUnited States
  • Advocacy towards diplomats, students abroad, tourists and general public
  • Created the Congressional Caucus on Global Road Safety
  • Lobbied Congress for resolution on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
  • Advises and partners with NGOs in developing countries
chariots of destiny kenya
Chariots of DestinyKenya
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media on road safety and accessible transport for people with spinal injuries
  • Victims services
  • Led Make Road Safe campaign with more than 10,000 signatories
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
luchemos por la vida argentina
Luchemos por la VidaArgentina
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media
  • Primary school road safety training
  • Lobbied for creation of a National Traffic Safety Agency and various traffic legislation
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials
prevencion de accidentes de trafico spain
Prevencion de Accidentes de TraficoSpain
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media
  • Victims services
  • Implicated Head of State and Prime Minister in placing road safety on their agenda
  • Lobbied for various traffic legislation
responsible young drivers belgium
Responsible Young DriversBelgium
  • Advocacy towards young drivers and general public through various media
  • Peer to peer education in schools, nightclubs and around youth related events
  • European Night Without Accident
  • HEROES European network of young road safety advocates
association nationale des victimes de la route luxemburg
Association Nationale des Victimes de la RouteLuxemburg
  • Victims services
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media
  • Telephone help line for victims
  • Lobbied for legislation to establish 0.05 BAC limit and related fines and penalties
royal society for the prevention of accidents united kingdom
Royal Society for the Prevention of AccidentsUnited Kingdom
  • Advocacy towards general public on the promotion of safety
  • In road safety, supports efforts to improve the standard of driving and riding
  • Supports at-work road safety initiatives
  • In 1981 lobbied for amendment to transport bill making seat-belt wearing compulsory
hellenic association for road traffic victim support greece
Hellenic Association for Road Traffic Victim SupportGreece
  • Victims services
  • Advocacy towards school children and general public through various media
  • Development of educational materials
  • Established local Road Safety Committee
global transport knowledge partnership
Global Transport Knowledge Partnership
  • Network of transport-related organizations, policy-makers, experts and others working to make effective use of international transport knowledge
  • Offers free access to sector experts
  • One stop shop for quality transport knowledge
prince michael international road safety awards
Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards
  • Award scheme hosted by HRH Prince Michael of Kent to recognize achievements and innovations in road safety since 1987
  • Awardees gain favourable publicity resulting in increases in investment by governments
  • Winning schemes often replicated in other countries
south africans against drunk driving south africa
South Africans Against Drunk DrivingSouth Africa
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media on dangers of drinking and driving
  • Offers responsible drinking and driving courses to university students
  • 2006 recipient of the Road Safety Achievement of the Year Award
you are what u do greece
You Are What U DoGreece
  • Advocacy towards teachers and general public
  • Lobbied for conviction of Greece in European Court for illegally allowing installation of huge advertising posters
  • Organized mass movement against the construction of highways which do not meet international safety standards
campaign for travellers safety trust tanzania
Campaign for Travellers Safety TrustTanzania
  • Advocacy towards public transport passengers, school children and general public through various media
  • Primary school road safety instruction
  • Sensitize public transport passengers on their rights, in particular in the event of a crash
  • Collect and disseminate information about road safety
asia injury prevention foundation viet nam
Asia Injury Prevention FoundationViet Nam
  • Advocacy towards school children and general public through various media
  • Lobbied for 2007 helmet law leading to near universal use of helmets and a reduction of 12% in fatalities in 2008
  • Since 1999 distributed nearly 450,00 helmets to school children
  • Expanding operations to Cambodia and Thailand
al mustadaama sustainability oman
Al Mustadaama SustainabilityOman
  • Advocacy towards school children, university students and general public through various media
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials
  • Host of a multimedia Arabic/English web site, unique in the Arab world
project c a r e s philippines
Project C.A.R.E.S.Philippines
  • Advocacy towards general public on range of safety, health and environmental issues
  • In road safety, supports self-sustaining community outreach activities
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
nah zorg netherlands
NAH Zorg Netherlands
  • Victims services agency with a national network of experts
  • Advocacy towards school students with victims as guest speakers in class rooms
  • Supports regional "cafes" where victims and families can share grief and plan future
  • Supported establishment of a "hotel" for victims and families
european transport safety council
European Transport Safety Council
  • Advocacy towards European Union and general public through identification and promotion of best practice
  • Lobbies for legislation, most recently the Infrastructure Safety Directive
  • Contributed to European Union Road Safety Action Programme with targets for 2020
  • Lobbies European Union for increased support to NGOs
roadpeace united kingdom
RoadPeaceUnited Kingdom
  • Victims services through helpline, guides on post crash legal procedures, and internet and road side memorials
  • Advocacy towards justice sector and general public through various media
  • Campaigned against requirement for four fatal crashes before fixed speed camera could be considered (2006)
  • Lobbied for inclusion of death and serious injury in careless driving charge (2008)
asotransito venezuela
AsotransitoVenezuela
  • Advocacy towards general public
  • Victims services
  • Primary school road safety instruction
  • Offered defensive driving courses to more than 500 drivers to date
road and safety association poland
Road and Safety Association Poland
  • Advocacy towards school children and general public through various media
  • Victims services, including providing equipment to first responders
  • "Road Accidents – Let\'s Talk" two-day national activity for students
  • Equipped medical rescue units with orthopaedic collars
safety alliance nigeria
Safety AllianceNigeria
  • Advocacy towards school students and general public through various media
  • Partners with Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards to identify awardees
  • Lobbied for seat-belt and helmet laws
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials
association of families of road traffic victims croatia
Association of Families of Road Traffic VictimsCroatia
  • Victims services
  • Advocacy towards school students and general public through various media
  • School road safety instruction
  • Created "New Approach to Road Safety" document, inspired by Vision Zero, and presented to Prime Minister, parliament and relevant ministers
safe journey institute slovenia
Safe Journey InstituteSlovenia
  • Advocacy towards school students and general public through various media
  • Victims services
  • School road safety instruction around specific risks
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Injuries
handicap international
Handicap International
  • Advocacy towards general public on range of disability issues
  • Victims services, in particular towards people with disabilities
  • In road safety, works in South-East Asia since 2000 on information systems, development and dissemination of educational materials, trauma care, and campaigns around specific risks
association for safe international road travel kenya
Association for Safe International Road Travel Kenya
  • Advocacy towards school students, public transport passengers and general public through various media
  • Conducted study on ways to empower public transport passengers
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, in 2008 a nationally televised multi-sectoral event involving the former President and other sectors
el elyon nigeria
El-ElyonNigeria
  • Advocacy towards school students, unions of road transport owners and workers and general public through various media
  • School road safety instruction
  • Lobbies government on the need for road signs
  • Pioneered use of retro-reflective tape on all categories of vehicles in Nigeria
european cyclists federation
European Cyclists\' Federation
  • Advocacy towards cyclists and general public to promote cycling and cycling safety
  • Advocates for consideration of cyclists\' needs in all aspects of transport planning and management, environment, safety and health
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials
securoute cameroun
SecurouteCameroun
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media
  • Victims services
  • Lobbied for radars, alcohol checkpoints, speed bumps and other interventions
  • Supported adoption of national road safety strategy and five-year plan of action
vida urgente brazil
Vida UrgenteBrazil
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media
  • Mobilization of 15,000 volunteers in 27 Brazilian states since 1997
  • Peer to peer education in schools, nightclubs and around youth related events
  • Lobbied for banning of alcohol in convenience stores and petrol stations
gonzalo rodriguez memorial foundation uruguay
Gonzalo Rodriguez Memorial Foundation Uruguay
  • Advocacy towards school children and general public on range of safety, health and development issues
  • In road safety, offers "Edu-Car" programme for school children
  • Lobbied with School Transport Union for three point seat-belts
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials
arrivesafe india
ArriveSafeIndia
  • Advocacy towards school children and general public through various media
  • Host of "Collision Course" documentary
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials, including "Your Child\'s Road Safety Handbook"
  • Recipient of Prince Michael International Road Safety Award 2006
international federation of pedestrians
International Federation of Pedestrians
  • Advocacy towards pedestrians and general public to promote walking and pedestrian safety
  • An umbrella organization of national and local pedestrian organizations
  • Sensitize pedestrians on their rights
  • Active participant of Working Party on Road Safety of the UNECE
johanna be belgium
johanna.beBelgium
  • Advocacy towards pedestrians and general public to promote walking and pedestrian safety
  • Emphasis on local initiatives, for public footpaths and right-of-way for pedestrians and cyclists and other improvements in infrastructure
  • Offers a web space for sharing information on ways to improve pedestrian safety
associazione italiana familiari e vittime della strada italy
Associazione Italiana Familiari e Vittime della StradaItaly
  • Victims services
  • Advocacy towards general public
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
  • Lobbied for greater justice for victims, leading to concrete changes in 2008
spanish association for the study of spinal injuries spain
Spanish Association for the Study of Spinal InjuriesSpain
  • Advocacy towards general public
  • Conducts original research on road traffic injury causes and consequences
  • "It Can Happen To You" prevention campaign and road show already known by 2,000,000 young people across Spain
federation of european motorcyclists associations
Federation of European Motorcyclists\' Associations
  • Advocacy towards motorcyclists and general public to promote riders\' interests
  • Lobbying towards the European Commission, Members of the European Parliament and other groups
  • Works with European Standardization Committee to improve testing of road restraint systems (guardrails)
  • Co-organized with OECD first global meeting on motorcycle safety
la pr vention routi re internationale
La Prévention Routière Internationale
  • Advocacy towards general public
  • Hosting of global and regional road safety congresses
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials, including road safety course for VAMOS Project (Volunteers Always on the Move for Road Safety) to build capacity of volunteer networks
european federation of road traffic victims
European Federation of Road Traffic Victims
  • Advocacy towards general public, in particular for rights and justice for victims
  • Represents victims at Working Party on Road Safety of the UNECE, European Transport Safety Commission, UN Road Safety Collaboration and other bodies
  • Conducted research on causes for decline in standard of living and quality of life for victims and families
  • Called for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
families and victims of traffic accidents argentina
Families and Victims of Traffic Accidents Argentina
  • Advocacy towards general public, in particular for rights and justice for victims
  • Support passing of relevant legislation
  • Lobbied against installation of huge advertising posters on main street in Buenos Aires
prompt assistance to victims of road accidents nigeria
Prompt Assistance to Victims of Road AccidentsNigeria
  • Advocacy towards general public, in particular for prompt emergency trauma care
  • Offers first aid courses to date to 100,000 petrol station attendants and other road users in 100 locations
  • Organizes the award-winning "Carry First Aid Box" campaign, which supports national first aid policy
youth association for social awareness lebanon
Youth Association for Social AwarenessLebanon
  • Advocacy towards general public
  • Lobbies for new traffic law to replace outdated law enacted in 1960s
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials, including curriculum for driver education in Lebanon and Syria
gesellschaft fur ursachenforschung bei verkehrsunfallen germany
Gesellschaft fur Ursachenforschung bei VerkehrsunfallenGermany
  • Advocacy towards general public
  • Network of independent experts and scientists in the field of road safety and mobility generally
  • Specializes in crash analyses
  • Founded the first interdisciplinary congress on road safety in Germany, with experts from health, transport, law, psychology, technology and politics
dignitas germany
DignitasGermany
  • Victims services
  • Advocacy towards general public, in particular for improved legal response for victims including compensation
  • Lobbied for a range of road safety legislation, in particular for children and people with disabilities
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials
lacrima rutiera romania
Lacrima RutieraRomania
  • Advocacy towards general public
  • Lobbies for improvements in infrastructure and adoption and enforcement of legislation
  • Lobbies against corruption in granting of drivers licenses
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
mothers against drunk driving usa
Mothers Against Drunk DrivingUSA
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media on dangers of drinking and driving
  • Victims services
  • Lobbied legislation for 0.08 BAC limit signed in 2000
  • Since 2006 "Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving"
familiares y amigos de las victimas de la tragedia de santa fe argentina
Familiares y Amigos de las Victimas de la Tragedia de Santa Fe Argentina
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media and public figures, including musicians, actors, journalists and others
  • Supported creation of National Agency for Road Safety
  • Lobbied for a range of road safety legislation
ouders van verongelukte kinderen parents d enfants victimes de la route belgium
Ouders van Verongelukte Kinderen/Parents d\'Enfants Victimes de la RouteBelgium
  • Victims services
  • Calls for creation of a long-term government policy for the humane treatment of road victims and their families
  • 2002 launch by the Belgian government of a 50% fatality reduction target over 10 years
  • 2007 launch by the Flemish government of Rondpunt
patronato juan angel mexico
Patronato Juan AngelMexico
  • Advocacy towards general public on range of safety and health issues
  • In road safety, lobbied for drinking and driving legislation in the State of Nuevo Leon
  • Supports creation of chapters of anti drinking and driving organizations in other States
  • Development and dissemination of educational materials
suat ay z trafik ma durlar derne i turkey
Suat Ayöz Trafik Mağdurları Derneği Turkey
  • Victims services
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media
  • Produced guide for victims with essential information on steps to take following a crash
  • Establishing a telephone help line for victims
vereniging verkeersslachtoffers netherlands
Vereniging VerkeersslachtoffersNetherlands
  • Victims services
  • Advocacy towards general public through various media, in particular for improved response for victims from insurers
  • Celebrated 14th annual day of remembrance for victims
  • Supported development of a code of conduct for insurers
rondpunt belgium
RondpuntBelgium
  • Victims services
  • Improves attitudes, knowledge and cooperation on provision of services to victims and related facilities and procedures
  • Media campaign on consequences of road crashes
  • Web site and guide for victims on aftercare for victims
associa o de cidad os auto mobilizados portugal
Associação de Cidadãos Auto-MobilizadosPortugal
  • Advocacy towards general public on rights and safety for all road users
  • Victims services
  • Campaign "Stop Black Spots on the Road"
  • Creation of Estrada Viva, network of 35 national injury prevention NGOs, and related International Coalition Against Road Trauma
ukranian road safety association ukraine
Ukranian Road Safety Association Ukraine
  • Advocacy towards young drivers and general public through various media
  • Lobbies on a range of road safety legislation
  • Hosted two international roundtable discussions with many sectors issues drawing large media attention
traffic accident victims net japan
Traffic Accident Victims NetJapan
  • Victims services, including counselling for victims by volunteer counsellors/attorneys
  • Works to improve the current system relating to traffic crimes
  • Advocates for reconsideration of the vehicle-centred society
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
jane and justice foundation
Jane and Justice Foundation
  • Advocacy through general public through various media
  • Supports government on its public campaigns in particular towards drivers of public transport vehicles
  • Provides first aid training to populations along highways
  • Marks dangerous spots on the roads
global road safety partnership
Global Road Safety Partnership
  • Partnership of governments, NGOs and private sector
  • Builds sustainable local partnerships to influence, plan, deliver and evaluate good practice initiatives
  • With FIA Foundation/WHO/World Bank, develops and supports uptake of road safety manuals through development of action plans, professional training and demonstration projects
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