LDP in BIGRS workshop in Geneva to discuss vehicle regulations

On 28 November – 1 December 2017, four LDP members including Dr Sanya Namee, Nichamon Thongphat, Supa Chotngam and Thanachart Paliyawate, attended the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) workshop on Improving Road Safety Legislation held by WHO in Geneva, Switzerland. The main focus of the workshop this year were vehicle regulations.

Among the key points highlighted by the Thai team in their plans to make vehicles safer and improve safety standards in Thailand were introduction of motorcycle ABS and multisectoral collaboration [government-academia-civil society-media] to advocate for policy change.

All 35 LDP representatives in attendance were from 7 countries including Thailand, the Philippines, China, India, Mexico, Tanzania and Ethiopia.

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