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Tune into Traffic: How road safety campaigns can be participatory

Tune into Traffic: How road safety campaigns can be participatory

Tune into Traffic, UK is a campaign that is run by young people for young people; very much like YOURS. It's content is entirely user generated and peer initiated which means young people themselves are the people responsible for creating its awareness medias and tools.

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You can now share news from YOURS with one simple click!

You can now share news from YOURS with one simple click!

YOURS has added extra functionality to our website giving you even easier tools to share our news stories with your collegues, friends and family on your social networking sites. This makes sharing road safety information simply a click of a button, easy and it raises awareness too!

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Spotlight on: TeamAlert - The Netherlands

Spotlight on: TeamAlert - The Netherlands

This month, YOURS has been in conversations with organizations around the world and we are very excited to put the spotlight on TeamAlert. TearmAlert is an innovative, engaging and youth-led road safety organization that have engaged in a range of youth and road safety projects in The Netherlands.

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XXIV World Road Congress - Taking place in Mexico 2011

XXIV World Road Congress - Taking place in Mexico 2011

Since 1908, the World Road Congress has been the premier international event for roads and road transport. This XXIVth edition will present current research and best practice, provide a venue for discussion of advances in technology and practice and bring together road transport stakeholders to facilitate collaboration and information sharing.

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YOURS is expanding across social networks and becoming more accessible!

YOURS is expanding across social networks and becoming more accessible!

YOURS has began an expansion process increasing its visibility and presence online in the world of social networking and social marketing. In this respect, our goal is to raise awareness of road safety on a range of platforms and since we began, YOURS exitsts on host of social networking sites.

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The Surreal Poster Series: now available in Spanish and Portuguese!

The Surreal Poster Series: now available in Spanish and Portuguese!

YOURS is proud to announce that The Surreal Poster Series is now available to download in Spanish and Portuguese! The Spanish version comes with special thanks to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Portuguese version comes with special thanks to Autoridade Nacional de Segurança Rodoviária.

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YOURS is to publish Youth and Road Safety: A Welcome Kit

YOURS is to publish Youth and Road Safety: A Welcome Kit

YOURS is set to publish its maiden publication: Youth and Road Safey: A Welcome Kit. The publication will be a comprehensive guide for youth and road safety activists around the world. It brings together evidence based information about the current global road safety situation along with practical guidance on how to effectuate lasting change. This work was the result of a grant and guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, in collaboration with the International Union for Health Promotion and Education, in Paris.

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Spotlight on: Awladna: road safety for kids - Oman

Spotlight on: Awladna: road safety for kids - Oman

This month, YOURS puts te spotlight on the work of Omani delegates in the campaign, 'Awladna: road safety for kids'. The campaign holds many resources and fact based evidence about the state of Omani road safety and some of their work can be found in this month's spotlight feature...

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YOURS is re-energizing the Global Youth Network for Road Safety!

YOURS is re-energizing the Global Youth Network for Road Safety!

Since we opened the MINE section in early 2010, we have had hundreds of road safety activists from all sorts of background joining up. The representation is worldwide and members have had access to the the Global Youth Network, seeing what other road safety organizations are doing around the globe. Now, YOURS is offering new benefits to its members!

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"Cars 2" safety video reminds drivers to not drive distracted.

The Department of Transportation, USA (DOT), Disney, and Pixar have teamed up to help fight distracted driving with a new public service announcement with Lightning McQueen, Tow Mater, and the colorful characters of “Cars 2.” YOURS is proud to feature the PSA here!

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Concrete Dreams: A drama focusing on road safety by young people.

Concrete Dreams: A drama focusing on road safety by young people.

YOURS is proud to feature 'Concrete Dreams', a touching drama underpinned by a road safety message and shot by MMC - Making Messages Count with the support of London Borough of Hackney Council. Watch the video at YOURS now...

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New vacancies at YOURS: Coordinators of the Regions

New vacancies at YOURS: Coordinators of the Regions

YOURS is excited to announce five new vacancies to work as part of the new CORE group: Co ordinators of the Re gions ( CORE ). The group will work closely for around two hours per week on a range of tasks. We need in total seven coordinators for our YOURS Network. Together you form the CORE Group of YOURS.

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Ducati And Sussex Road Safety Team Release 'Stay A Hero, Stay Safe' Film

Ducati And Sussex Road Safety Team Release 'Stay A Hero, Stay Safe' Film

With the aid of Ducati UK, the Sussex Safer Road Partnership has produced a creative and emotional film intended to help reduce the amount of motorcycle related accidents on UK roads and makers hope that its effective message of responsibility will reach around the world.

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Decade of Action creates a global movement! Launch activities...

Decade of Action creates a global movement! Launch activities...

YOURS is proud to highlight launch activities around the world for the Decade of Action for Road Safety. We start with the illumination of global monuments around the world. On 11th May 2011, hundreds of well-known man-made wonders of the world were lit up with a projection of the Decade Tag.

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Road Safety Course for Post Graduates. Opportunity for road safety enthusiasts.

Road Safety Course for Post Graduates. Opportunity for road safety enthusiasts.

Delft University of Technology (NL) and the Foundation Road Safety for All are preparing an International Road Safety Educational Program. This initiative intends to strongly support the United Nations Decade of Action for Road safety 2011 - 2020.    

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The 11th Edition Michelin Challenge Bibendum the global summit

The 11th Edition Michelin Challenge Bibendum the global summit

The 11th edition of Michelin Challenge Bibendum was recently concluded in Berlin, held from May 18 to 22. Promoting the overall theme of cleaner, safer, more connected mobility, the event was yet another example of Michelin Group’s commitment to sustainable and safer road mobility.

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Zenani Mandela Scholarship for Road Safety: Application Call

Zenani Mandela Scholarship for Road Safety: Application Call

The Zenani Mandela Scholarship for Road Safety, set up in the name of Mr Nelson Mandela's young grandaughter who passed away in a trafic road crash, is calling for applications for its scholarship. The applications are open for young South African young people who have illustrated leadership in road safety.

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Our Future Mobility Now

Our Future Mobility Now

YOURS would like to announce a great opportunity for youth to direcly engage with the CEO´s of the European car manufacturers on how they see their future mobility needs. It is a unique opportunity to help shape tomorrow´s safer world.

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Spotlight on: The Suraya Foundation - Dubai

Spotlight on: The Suraya Foundation - Dubai

This month, YOURS features Suraya Foundation,non-profit road safety organization based in Dubai focussing on preventing reckless driving amongst young people and the general public. The Suraya Foundation have partnered with educators, the media, the creative community and families who have been affected by tragic accidents to help spread the awareness of safe driving and educating the community on how safe driving can save lives.

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Report: YOURS launched the Decade of Action in Canada

Report: YOURS launched the Decade of Action in Canada

13 May 2011 YOURS launched the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 in Toronto, Canada. 450 Teenagers from all over Canada came together for the National Youth Leadership Conference organized by OSAID. Read all about it below...

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