The Helmets for Families programme will donate more than 4,000 helmets to schools in HCM City’s outlying districts of Củ Chi and Hóc Môn during the 2017-2018 school year.
Since their establishment last March, the SOS Sài Gòn team has offered help in time to thousands of people in HCM City. Most of them have trouble with vehicle breakdown, traffic accidents or encountering criminals.
The Ministry of Transport needs to come up with a plan to solve all problems related to BOT (build-operate-transfer) road toll stations nationwide this year. Issues of overloaded trucks and traffic safety are also in need of urgent attention.
In 2017, some 22 people died and 46 were injured each day due to traffic accidents nationwide.
Ten years after it came into effect, Việt Nam’s mandatory helmet law still struggles to address quality issues and raise motorbike riders’ awareness of the need for safe helmets.
Wearing helmets and driving slowly are two of the measures promoted to ensure traffic safety for children, announced at a ceremony launching the ‘Go home safely’ campaign in Hà Nội on Saturday, which calls for community action to ensure kids are safe on the roads.
Many road users are seen to ignore ambulance’ horn although according to curent regulations they have to give a priority to ambulance vehicles.
Police of Đồng Hới City in the central province of Quảng Bình have launched an official investigation into an assault on a doctor at a city hospital.
As many as 14,346 traffic accidents occurred nationwide over the past nine months, leaving 6,113 dead and 11,785 injured.