The document describes a road-safety project in Cambodia launched and implemented since 2004 by the Cambodian Red Cross Youth, which is designed to address the increasing risk that young adults face on motorcycles. The project builds upon key strengths of the Cambodian Red Cross – a vibrant, youth-volunteer network in schools, and their experience with peer education. The aim is to increase helmet use for motorcyclists by combining these skills with positive, road safety behaviour-change interventions.
The documents describes experiences of Cambodian Red Cross as one of an successful program in road-safety. It details factors including: to build a culture of helment wearing; school-based road safety campaigns; community-based education; building capacity support and partnerships; eight key results, four challenges.
Usage: Learning from experience
Audience: Communication staff, Volunteers, Youth
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