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Save the Nation welcomes two new interns from the University of Hasselt, Belgium.

Save the Nation welcomes two new interns from the University of Hasselt, Belgium. Both are majoring in traffic safety. Through this position, they hope to be able to apply what they’ve learned, identify causes and mechanisms of crash hotspots, and possible countermeasures from epidemiological, economic, behavioral, theoretical, and empirical aspects of road crash patterns in …

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Traffic deaths in the capital decreased by 13 percent in the 2021 fiscal year

Addis Ababa, March 2, 2022; The number of road deaths in the capital has dropped by 13 percent compared to 2020, according to the city’s 2021 road safety annual report. In contrast, the number of people with disabilities increased by 8 percent. According to the report, 36 percent of fatalities occurred between 1 pm and …

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National Awareness-Raising Workshop on Traffic Regulation Review and Legislative Change on key road-user behavior risk factors

Save the Nation carry out consultative meetings with commercial transport associations and consultative meetings with NGOs, civil societies, and road crash victims’ associations. We had a successful workshop with the stakeholders. Twenty-three associations participated in the workshop, and it was an active interaction and a vibrant one. The workshop opened with Mr. Mesganaw’s speech, followed …

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World and African Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Introduction Despite efforts at the global and African levels, road safety remains a major challenge in Ethiopia and the region. The African Road Safety Day, which coincides with the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims – (WDoR) will offer that an opportunity to honor all road crash s’ victims by bringing forward impactful …

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Launch of a project to improve “National Road Safety Legislation in Ethiopia”

Road safety in Ethiopia remains a significant concern. With the highest per capita rate of road fatalities in the African region, road deaths and injuries have doubled from some 2,161 to 4,597 in the last decade. There is thus an urgent need to recognize the worsening situation in road deaths and injuries and to take …

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It is said that more work needs to be done on the causes of road traffic injuries to reduce road traffic injuries in the capital.

Addis Ababa; June 11; 2013; The Bloomberg Initiative says more work needs to be done to reduce road traffic injury in the city.Coordinated by Bloomberg Initiative, they discussed with stakeholders at the Radisson blu Hotel to work harder to reduce road traffic injury.At the forum, it was stated that the issues that are causing road traffic …

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