Replicating enforcement training extends reach in Mexico

///Replicating enforcement training extends reach in Mexico

Since 2012 through the Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Programme, GRSP has worked closely with road police in six Mexican states to build and support a cohort of trainers from within the road police ranks. Late last month another workshop was conducted providing training for a further 34 Jalisco state road police on road safety risk factors, state seat-belt and child restraint legislation, and good practice in risk factor enforcement.

Special note and congratulations to the 7 “replicators” (trainers) from the Jalisco state road police who conducted the workshop. Since 2012, the GRSP ‘train the trainer’ model of enforcement training has built a team of ‘replicators’ who are skilled in delivering the training, thereby enhancing local capacity and extending the reach of the programme. To date, the team of GRSP-trained replicators has trained over 4,000 road police in the six Mexican states in road safety policy enforcement, together with training for a further 12,000 community members in road safety risk factors.

Robust enforcement is a critical strategy to reducing road traffic injuries and deaths and GRSP is proud to partner with state road police in Mexico.

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