Tagged: Road Safety

NEWS: Cananda: $1 Billion Costs Of DUIC

A new study “Estimating the Harms and Costs of Cannabis-Attributable Collisions in the Canadian Provinces” estimates the social and economic costs associated with driving under the influence of cannabis (DUIC) in Canadian provinces to be $1 billion in costs associated with DUIC deaths, injuries and property damage only collisions, with particularly high rates of harm among youth and young adults between the ages of 16–34…

NEWS: India: Supreme Court Bans Liquor Sale On Highways

India: Supreme Court Bans Liquor Sale On Highways In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of the Republic of India issued a ban on the sale of liquor on national and state highways. As per the ruling, liquor outlets within a 500-meter radius of the highways are not permissible. The ruling is limited to alcohol outlets. All… Read more »

EVENT: 21st International Council On Alcohol, Drugs And Traffic Safety Conference

The 21st International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety Conference that will be held in Gramado, Brazil sets an excellent opportunity to meet all those involved in Road Safety Research, particularly from the fields of Drugs and Alcohol, and promotes discussion and interaction with investigators, academics and professionals working in this area…

NEWS: Ireland: 33% Of Motorcycle Fatalities Alcohol Related

A new study shows: One in three motorcyclists who died in crashes were under the influence of alcohol
A third of motorcyclists who died in crashes during a five-year period examined by the Irish Road Safety Authority (RSA), consumed alcohol before the collision – Findings emerge from detailed analysis of data from 2008 to 2012…

NEWS: Overview Alcohol Policy-Related WHA69 Decisions

Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly landmark decisions – an overview
The Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly (WHA69) closed today after approving new resolutions on WHO’s Framework for Engagement with Non-State Actors (FENSA); the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); tobacco control; road traffic deaths and injuries; HIV, hepatitis and STIs; and integrated health services…