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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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Introducing Steve: An animation for Road Safety for the Decade of Action!

Introducing Steve: An animation for Road Safety for the Decade of Action!

Allow YOURS to introduce you to Steve, a quirky, lively and poignant animation was developed through discussions at the First Regional Youth Assembly for Road Safety in Oman in February 2011. Deaths due to road crash injuries is the number one killer of youth between 15 and 29 years old.

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YOURS releases new poster series for Decade of Action

YOURS releases new poster series for Decade of Action

YOURS has released a fresh new and exciting poster series for people to use during the Decade of Action for Road Safety. The poster series is one of a series of tools that YOURS is releasing during the Decade of Action to equip young people with road safety awareness tools to save lives on the road.

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YOURS to launch Decade of Action with 450 young people!

YOURS to launch Decade of Action with 450 young people!

For the launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, YOURS is marking the start of this momentous occasion by launching the event with 450 young people at the Ontario Students Against Imparied Driving annual conference on 12th May 2011.

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Sesame Workshop integrates road safety into animated series!

Sesame Workshop integrates road safety into animated series!

On April 29, Sesame Workshop provided Muppets fans with a sneak peak at its new public service announcements (PSAs) for road safety. Grover, the energetic blue Muppet from “Sesame Street,” is the Road Safety Ambassador for the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety.

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World Bank Launches Road Safety Initiative

World Bank Launches Road Safety Initiative

World Bank with six multilateral banks have launched a joint initiative to improve road safety and stem rising road deaths and injuries in developing countries. "In developed countries, road fatalities are going down but in developing countries they are surging because of increased road building, motor vehicles and dangerous traffic mixes that pit vulnerable road users, such as pedestrians and cyclists, against a growing tide of cars and trucks," said World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick.

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2nd NGO Meeting for Road Safety Washington - Detailed Report

2nd NGO Meeting for Road Safety Washington - Detailed Report

The report from the 2nd NGO Meeting for Road Safety Advocates and Victims of Road Crashes is now availiable cross-media with a video report highlighting statements from key international NGO actors as well more information on the presenations given in Washington.

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Delegates in Africa hold Decade of Action Press Conference

Delegates in Africa hold Decade of Action Press Conference

In Mali, Africa, road safety activists and YOURS delegates from AJD Road Safety help a press conference on the launching of a contest for the best radio and print reports on road safety. The event is set to raise awareness about the Decade of Action for Safety.

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Zenani Mandela Scholarship Launched to Support Decade of Action

Zenani Mandela Scholarship Launched to Support Decade of Action

The Mandela Day initiative embodies the values of Nelson Mandela as daughter Zoleka Mandela speaks to delegates at the Make Road Safe conference for the Decade of Action for Road Safety in London this month. The Mandela family vow to help the United Nations bid to save lives on the world's roads.

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Round Table Discussions at the UNRSC Meeting focus on Decade of Action

Round Table Discussions at the UNRSC Meeting focus on Decade of Action

On the 11th April, The United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) brought together leading figures in the field of global road safety to update members on the forthcoming Decade of Action for Road Safety. Amongst discussions was the focus on launch events around the world.

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