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Traffic safety in spotlight as nation gears up for KNY

With the Khmer New Year (KNY) rapidly approaching and the expected exodus to the provinces, the government urged people to abide by the traffic law to prevent a surge in road accidents. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501470984/traffic-safety-in-spotlight-as-nation-gears-up-for-kny/

Interior Minister sounds the alarm over traffic accidents

The number of road accidents and casualties has been reported to have reached an emergency level, and if stakeholders do not increase law enforcement efforts, Sar Sokha, the Minister of Interior and Chairman of the National Road Safety Committee, believes that 2024 will mark the ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427208/interior-minister-sounds-the-alarm-over-traffic-accidents/

Composition of Nat’l Road Safety Committee changed

The government has changed the composition of the National Road Safety Committee, which will now be chaired by Interior Minister Sar Sokha with Minister of Public Works and Transport Peng Ponea as the Permanent Vice Chairman as well as four other vice chairmen and 19 ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501413460/composition-of-natl-road-safety-committee-changed/

Enhancing road safety on NR5: JICA employing a multi-faceted approach

Cambodia is taking decisive action to improve road safety on National Road 5 (NR5), a vital artery linking the Thai and Vietnamese borders via NR1, punctuated by the Tsubasa Bridge, also known as Neak Leoung Bridge. The impressive structure was constructed with funds donated by ...

Hong Raksmey
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/enhancing-road-safety-nr5-jica-employing-multi-faceted-approach

Road safety committee urges people to obey traffic laws

The National Road Safety Committee called on all drivers to adhere to nine measures to prevent traffic accidents during Kan Ben and Pchum Ben. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501369442/road-safety-committee-urges-people-to-obey-traffic-laws/

Reduce road accidents by further 50%, minister says

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng urged citizens to adhere to the traffic laws and the authorities to continue enforcing them, noting that despite a 26 per cent decrease in the road toll in the first four months of this year, road users still need to ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/reduce-road-accidents-further-50-minister-says

Decade of Road Action planned for 2021-2030

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC), in collaboration with its local and international partners, is preparing a National Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030, an adaptation of a UN initiative, to cut road casualties in half by 2030.   ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/decade-road-action-planned-2021-2030

NRSC drafting new, stricter traffic law

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) will draft a new traffic law as the existing one is not strict enough and carries light punishments. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501013885/nrsc-drafting-new-stricter-traffic-law/

NRSC creates road traffic Telegram group to ensure safety

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) on January 6 created Telegram group @traffic6789, called “Our Road Safety” in Khmer, to provide and receive information concerning road traffic accidents and legal matters.   ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nrsc-creates-road-traffic-telegram-group-ensure-safety

Road accidents and traffic violations still a challenge

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) in its recent report disclosed that 90% of the 77,794 motorcyclists and auto rickshaws fined were for not wearing their helmets. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939213/road-accidents-and-traffic-violations-still-a-challenge/

‘Accidents claimed 1,981 lives last year’

A National Police report for 2019 said that of the 4,121 traffic accidents that occurred throughout last year, 1,981 people – including 330 females and 1,651 males – had died. Another 3,919 were seriously injured and 2,222 suffered minor injuries. The report said traffic accidents ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/accidents-claimed-1981-lives-last-year

New panels to reduce road deaths

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) yesterday pledged to cut deaths on Cambodia’s roads by 50 per cent by 2020, with two new sub-commissions set to be established to help reach that goal. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-panels-reduce-road-deaths

Road deaths up almost 15%

A national road safety action plan established in 2011 is severely off target and road deaths could surpass 3,200 by 2020 unless drastic action is taken, the National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) warned yesterday.In total, 2,226 people were killed in 4,645 recorded traffic accidents in ...

Pech Sotheary and Charles Parkinson
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-deaths-almost-15

King signs off on new traffic law, says gov’t

Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni has signed off on a more robust traffic law, completing the final step for legislation that could hit the streets as early as next month, according to the government’s National Road Safety Committee (NRSC). ...

Joe Freeman and Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/king-signs-new-traffic-law-says-govt

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