76% of female operators (drivers and conductors) have either experienced or witnessed sexual harassment
The event will identify, analyze and seek ways to address road safety challenges in the UAE and Middle East.
IIHS conducts vehicle tests to determine crash-worthiness, that is, how well a vehicle protects its occupants in case of a crash.
The event brings together ministers, policy makers, experts, practitioners, consultants, contractors, civil engineers, manufacturers, software developers, solution providers, researchers and academics in the infrastructure and transport sector.
Road traffic deaths continue to rise with annual fatalities of 1.35million people.
The 26th World Road Congress, whose theme is “Connecting Cultures, Enabling Economies”, will take place from the 6th to 10th October 2019.
The forum is the first of its kind to be held in the continent and will bring together government institutions and organizations, experts, economic actors, public and private companies, NGOs from the African continent working for road safety.
The guide will help road safety institutions and governments formulate interventions to improve safety of children to and from school has been launched.