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Gov’t leaders ‘should not turn away’ ideas for safer roads

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FOR SAFER ROADS. Actress Michelle Yeoh has been campaigning for road safety since 2008. She is the global ambassador for the Safe Steps campaign launched in Malaysia. Photo courtesy of Prudence Foundation
The actress, who has been advocating road safety since 2008, says a recently-launched campaign aims to provide governments with solutions to provide safer roads

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (Feb. 20, 2016) — With many countries grappling with natural disasters, peace and order, and economic uncertainty, protecting pedestrians and road users may not exactly rank high on most governments’ priority list.

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New campaign aims to curb high road deaths in Asia

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SAFETY REMINDERS. The Safe Steps road safety campaign focuses on educational messages to remind the public about basic safety reminders on the road. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler
The Safe Steps campaign features educational videos, which will air in 24 countries across Asia – the region posting some of the highest numbers of road deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (Feb. 14, 2016) — With Asia posting some of the highest numbers of deaths due to road accidents, a new safety campaign aims to help arrest the alarming figures of what experts say is a preventable global health issue.

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