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The Implementation of Good Practices in Road Traffic Safety

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The Workshop on the Implementation of Good Practices in Road Traffic Safety aimed at discussing specific good practices in traffic safety related to human behaviour; vehicles; road design; specific examples of both good and poor practices in selected ESCWA member countries; strategies for implementing good practices and for managing poor practices in road traffic safety in the ESCWA region; and preparations for the Global Road Safety Week in April 2007.
Specifically, discussions focused on the following: (a) introducing participants to internationally recognized good practices in road safety and the mechanisms required for introducing and implementing such practices in the ESCWA region; (b) highlighting the experiences of ESCWA representatives with regard to the implementation of both good and adverse practices in across the region; (c) and exchanging views in terms of improving the application of good practices and of finding solutions to overcome poor practices. Recommendations were reached with regard to good practices in road safety; and a list of steps to be undertaken was approved.