After four days of debate, the National Assembly has approved the final four chapters of a new Land Traffic Law which aims to improve the safety on Cambodia's notoriously dangerous roads. The 106 lawmakers gave near unanimous support to the remaining chapters which covered topics including penalties and enforcement.
The passage of this law is an important step forward in road safety on a national scale in Cambodia and is reward for hard work by a number of organizations who have contributed to the draft law in collaboration with the National Assembly.
81% respondents strongly favor the passage of the Bill
90% believe passing the Bill will be a major accomplishment for Parliament
In a poll jointly conducted by SaveLIFE Foundation and Global Road Safety Partnership, with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the general public has expressed strong support for the new Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014. The report titled, “Road Transport & Safety Bill 2014: Public Satisfaction Survey” was released earlier today by Former Union Home Secretary Mr. G.K.
The sub-regional workshops 'Road safety fundamentals and interventions' organized in the framework of the TRACECA Road Safety II project, funded by the European Union, were held in Chisinau, Tbilisi and Almaty between October 22nd and November 5th 2014.
Led by the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport (EASST) and their sub-regional partners the Automobile Club of Moldova, the Georgian Red Cross and the Red Crescent of Kazakhstan, the workshops brought together representatives from governmental agencies (Ministry of Internal Affairs,