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Budget for 5 towns to keep elderly pedestrian safe

http://ride.asiaone.com/news/general/story/singapore-budget-2014-new-safety-zones-five-towns-keep-elderly-pedestrians-safe THE Land Transport Authority (LTA) will introduce new safety zones in five housing estates by the end of this year, in a bid to make the roads safer for elderly pedestrians. To enhance safety for all road users, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has implemented various road engineering measures over the years, especially with… Read More ›

Covered foot overbridges unsafe for women

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/130428/news-current-affairs/article/closed-fobs-threat-women The GHMC has to file the compliance report in Lokayukta after removing the boards by August 22. Ms Kanthimathi, the president of Right to Walk Foundation, has filed a complaint in Lokayukta regarding the development of footpaths and providing safety measures for road crossing. Lokayukta opined that by seeing some of the photographs filed… Read More ›

Pedestrians 3rd on road fatalities list in Indonesia

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/lawandorder/indonesias-traffic-deaths-on-rise-who/580058 Traffic-related deaths have hit worrying levels in Indonesia amid an economic boom that has seen a growing number of people aspire to own a motor vehicle, a report from the World Health Organization indicates. The Global Status Report on Road Safety 2013, released on Thursday, noted that 1.24 million people died on roads around… Read More ›

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