10 December, 2013. At the annual awards luncheon at the Savoy, London in the presence of the Patron, HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO, the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) has been awarded the prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award.
Each year the most outstanding examples of international road safety initiatives are given public recognition through the scheme and form part of the Prince’s commitment to the UN Global Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020.
In winning this award, GRSP demonstrated over an extended period how its unique partnership model brings together
Ahead of a new social marketing campaign targeting speeding set for release in Turkey, Bloomberg Philanthropies has released another in its series of fact-filled infographics illustrating the true impact that well planned, multi-sector, evidence-led road safety interventions can achieve.
The need is simple enough to define: nearly 150,000 people die each year on the roads in India, yet through a dangerous mix of weak law enforcement, a lack of emergency medical care and an unwillingness by the public to come to the aid of those injured, 80% of victims of road traffic crashes do not receive help within the critical first hour.