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6TH ANNUAL ROAD SAFETY CONFERENCE – “Aligning Road Safety Planning to NDP 5 Target” 6TH ANNUAL ROAD SAFETY CONFERENCE – “Aligning Road Safety Planning to NDP 5 Target”
30 Sep 2017
  The National Road Safety Council, in collaboration with stakeholders in the sub-sector, is organizing a High-Level Conference in Windhoek 02-03 October 2017, bringing together road safety experts, stakeholders, and policymakers to share on progress made in implementing road safety.. [read more]
Launch of the 2015 Festive Season Road Safety Campaign Launch of the 2015 Festive Season Road Safety Campaign
06 Dec 2015
In executing our mandate of promoting road safety in Namibia, it has become a culture that the NRSC in conjunction with its stakeholders carryout the Festive Season Road Safety Campaign with the aim of curbing the road carnage during this festive season. This year's Campaign launch took place.. [read more]
NRSC SUPPORT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT NRSC SUPPORT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT
06 Dec 2015
During our on-going consultations particularly with the law enforcement, we came to appreciate the various challenges our stakeholders are faced with. The understanding enabled us as Council, to take a deliberate decision to focus our road safety interventions around three areas. These are persua.. [read more]
GAZETTING OF EVIDENTIAL BREATH TESTING DEVICE GAZETTING OF EVIDENTIAL BREATH TESTING DEVICE
06 Dec 2015
On the basis of the Swakopmund Court ruling of 2003, the State applied for leave to appeal against the decision of the Regional Magistrate of Swakopmund in terms of Section 310 (1) of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977, as amended.   The appeal was filed against the decision of th.. [read more]
Welcoming our New Council Members Welcoming our New Council Members
16 Aug 2015
From left to right: Member: Rolande van Wyk, Deputy Chairperson: Lynnette Malipa, Alternate Member: Ralph Ludwig, Chairperson: Eliphas !Owos-Oab, Member: Willem Goeiemann, Member: Agatha Mweti, Member: Landine Karunga-Beukes   The Executive Secretary and the entire staff of th.. [read more]
Integration of Road Safety into the National School Curriculum Integration of Road Safety into the National School Curriculum
16 Feb 2015
Children and young people are at significant risk on our roads. Road accidents are the leading cause of death and the second most frequent cause of hospitalisation among children across the world. According to the 2013 edition of the Global Status Report on Road Safety, published by the World Hea.. [read more]
B1 Road Safety Campaign Launched B1 Road Safety Campaign Launched
05 Apr 2014
The National Road Safety Council and its stakeholders launched a very ambitious month long campaign targeting the B1 Road stretching from Otavi through Otjiwarongo until Okahandja. This campaign, focusing largely on the B1 Route, is aimed at mitigating the impact of road crashes and deter traffic.. [read more]
NRSC/MVA Fund Joint Media Release - Namibia Fatality Rate Per Capita NRSC/MVA Fund Joint Media Release - Namibia Fatality Rate Per Capita
12 Mar 2014
The NRSC and the MVA Fund have taken note of recent reports published in various media houses citing the World Life Expectancy website [http://www.worldlifeexpectancy.com], WHO website: http://www.who.int/healthinfo/global_burden_disease/estimates_country/en/  as well as Sivak and Schoettle .. [read more]
Launch of the 2013 Festive Season Campaign Launch of the 2013 Festive Season Campaign
02 Dec 2013
Ahead of the anticipated exodus of people to various holiday destinations, the NRSC together with the MVA Fund and the National Police jointly launched the Festive Season Campaign around the theme: “Mind the Consequences of Speeding”. The aim of the campaign is to educate road users e.. [read more]
Africa Road Safety Day Africa Road Safety Day
02 Dec 2013
The World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims was started by Road Peace in 1993. Since then, the day has been observed and promoted worldwide. In October 2005, the United Nations endorsed the day as a global day to be observed every third Sunday in November each year, and adopted a resolu.. [read more]
The Ethimbo Road Show The Ethimbo Road Show
02 Dec 2013
As a lead agency for road safety, the NRSC mobilised road safety stakeholders and embarked on a month-long integrated (multi- stakeholder) road show, the purpose of which was: To create awareness of the role of the NRSC in road safety in relation to the roles of different contributing sta.. [read more]
Scholar Patrol Scholar Patrol
21 Oct 2013
  Each year a number of school-going children are killed by vehicle on their way to and from school. In most cases these accidents occur within close proximities of the school. To ensure safety around the school premises and at places where school-going children cross busy roads, sc.. [read more]
Annual Road Safety Conference Annual Road Safety Conference
21 Oct 2013
  By 2015 road crashes are predicted by the WHO to be the leading cause of premature death and disability for children aged five and above. This epidemic on wheels - which already kills on the scale of malaria - will continue to rob even more families of their loved ones and their l.. [read more]
On the Road to Safety On the Road to Safety
21 Oct 2013
  The current arrangements for road safety management in Namibia have its origin deep rooted in the dispensation prior to independence. Despite extensive review of the legislation regulating road traffic and road transport in the country, road safety management has largely remained .. [read more]
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