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Luchemos por la Vida's activities for the 2nd UN Global Road Safety Week

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 2nd UN Global Road Safety Week (May, 6-12, 2013)

Luchemos por la Vida’s activities in Argentina - Complementary report

Luchemos por la Vida carried out different activities during the 2nd UN Global Road Safety Week, aimed at promoting pedestrians' safety. One of the most important was to invite the community to be part of a mobilization for this cause by creating a national network for pedestrians’ life. This initiative enabled us to get some partners in different cities of the Interior of Argentina such as "Vecinos Autoconvocados por la Autopista 8" -whose local members went into action in: San Antonio de Areco, Capilla del Señor, Pilar, Arrecifes, Parada Robles (Province of Buenos Aires)-; teachers and schools from Rada Tilly (Chubut), Necochea (Province of Buenos Aires), Concordia and Federación (Entre Ríos), “Concientizar para Prevenir” in Carlos Paz (Córdoba), among others.

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Abstracts and invited presentations of Hamburg congress now available

The abstracts of all posters and presentations at the Hamburg congress are available by clicking the button "abstracts and presentations" of the Hamburg congress pages. Also hand-outs of the invited lectures (IL1-IL12) are avialable there by clicking on the IL codes in the program.

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20th International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety Conference

Welcome

The International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) is pleased to invite you to their 20th international conference, to be hosted by the Queensland University of Technology’s Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q). The Conference will be a global forum at which all those involved in road safety research, policy, education, enforcement and injury prevention, particularly from the fields of drugs and alcohol, can meet with researchers, academics and professionals to discuss and present on the latest work being undertaken in these areas. 

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World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Victims

                          Sunday, November 18                                  

                  WORLD DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR TRAFFIC VICTIMS                       

               Argentina: 150,000 deaths in 20 years

This day, established by the United Nations, is aimed at remembering the millions of traffic victims all over the world. In Argentina, in the last 20 years, at least 150,000 people died because of this cause and millions have been injured, a lot of them suffering permanent handicaps. However, victim’s loved ones, who suffered the sudden lost of a close person, with its enormous burden of suffering and changes in their lives, also deserve to be remembered. In our country, no war or natural disaster has caused a tragedy of these proportions.

The International Traffic and Medicine Association