NEWS & EVENTS


#Love30: National Consultation on Speed Limits in New Zealand

In New Zealand, UN Global Road Safety Week coincides with the national road safety week, held every year. National monuments, including the Auckland Harbour Bridge are illuminated in yellow and activities take place around the country. Brake New Zealand took the opportunity to promote the #Love30 #StreetsforLife message, mobilizing 950 community groups to participate in […]

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#Love30: Local specific commitment to save lives in South Africa

During UN Global Road Safety Week, South Africans Against Drunk Driving (SADD) obtained the commitment of Alderman Felicity Purchase, the Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, City of Cape Town, who holds the ability to change speed limits in the local area, to reduce speed limits around most schools in the Zonnebloem area of Cape Town […]

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Alliance Reaches 112 Million with the #Love30 Message

Congratulations to our NGOs on their reach and impact during the UN Global Road Safety Week.

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Alliance Welcomes New Members

The Alliance is delighted to welcome seven new members that joined us recently.  Full members Lalana, Madagascar, was created in 1998 by a team of engineers and technicians eager to contribute to the development of the country through an innovative approach, and united around strong values: initiative, professionalism and creativity. Its objectives are to increase […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members

The Alliance is delighted to welcome 13 new members that joined us recently. This is the first month that we have been able to welcome both full and associate members. Read more about membership and how to apply HERE. Full members: Fundación Emilia Silva Figueroa Víctimas de Accidentes, Chile, was founded as a result of a […]

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30 km/h Becomes Default Urban Limit in Spain

On 11 May 2021, in Spain, 30 km/h became the default speed limit for all urban areas across the country. According to an estimate by the DGT state traffic authority, the new measure will affect between 60% and 70% of roads, although this percentage will of course vary from city to city. Implementation of the […]

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Data-driven Implementation of 30 km/h Streets in Lebanon

Lebanon is facing increasingly difficult times. Following the dramatic Beirut blast on 4 August 2020, as well as the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the country is dealing with a deteriorating financial and economic situation. The violation of traffic laws is increasing, road maintenance is absent due to the financial crisis, and the general population is focused […]

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30 km/h Limits Added to Ecuador’s National Law

In Ecuador, Fundación CAVAT are celebrating inclusion of 30 km/h in a new traffic law, that is currently passing through the two chambers of the National Assembly. The NGO has been advocating specifically for 30 km/h limits for urban areas since 2017, without success, until now. The new traffic law has provided an opportunity to […]

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Enabling Civil Society and Policy Maker Engagement for 30 km/h in Pakistan

In Pakistan, the Streets for Life UN Global Road Safety Week is an opportunity to highlight ongoing advocacy for 30 km/h limits around school zones. During the Week, the Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) will meet with elected representatives of the provincial government, to ask them to raise a bill in the provincial assembly to […]

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30 km/h Pilot Zone in Chile Builds Support

Fundación Conciencia Vial’s original plan for the UN Global Road Safety Week was to develop a 30 km/h pilot zone together with the municipality of Ñuñoa, Chile, to demonstrate the benefits of low-speed streets to the community and other authorities. However, Ñuñoa’s technical team was so enthusiastic that the project grew from a small pilot […]

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PRESS RELEASE: FedEx Road Safety Award Celebrates NGO Role Models

FedEx Road Safety Award Celebrates NGO Role Models Working for Safer, More Sustainable Transport 12 May 2021 The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety and FedEx Corp. are delighted to announce the winners of the FedEx Road Safety Awards 2021. This year’s awards are presented to the Irish Road Victims’ Association (Ireland) and to […]

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Gayle Di Pietro

We were saddened to hear of the death of Gayle Di Pietro, former ‎Global Road Safety Program Manager at the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and a well-known and well-respected member of the global road safety community. On behalf of the Alliance NGOs, we send our condolences to her family, friends, and colleagues. Reflecting on […]

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General Assembly Update

Dear fellow Alliance members, It seems like a long time since we were together at the last Global Meeting in Chania, almost two years ago. Under normal circumstances, in 2021, we would be holding the Seventh Global Meeting and gathering together as a body of NGOs to share, learn, and prepare for action. However, sadly, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: NEW MEMBERSHIP STRUCTURE STRENGTHENS CIVIL SOCIETY’S ADVOCACY VOICE

29 April 2021 The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety is launching a new membership structure that will grow our movement and strengthen NGOs’ collective potential and power to drive change for safer roads and victim support. The new structure will amplify the voice of NGOs around the world, build a broader coalition of […]

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