road safety

In pics: 8 injured in multi-vehicle collision on Ring Road

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 04:11 GMT

The collision led to car fires, but there are no deaths reported, according to the Ministry of Health.

Egypt mulls using BRT systems on Ring Road to reduce traffic jam

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 02:17 GMT

BRT stands for Bus Rapid Transit, which are systems for buses aiming to reduce speed.

Van turned over in Qena, leaves 43 people injured, mostly children

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 - 03:02 GMT

The van turned due to high speed; 43 passengers suffer minor bruises and cuts. The passengers were transferred to several hospitals northern Qena, and most of them are in stable conditions.

INTERVIEW - Zoleka Mandela: A story of a fighter for road safety

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 02:48 GMT

Hit by painful experiences of sexual abuse, breast cancer, alcohol and drug addiction, Zoleka Mandela, 39, opened up to Egypt Today about how she turned her life.

Progress in Africa's road safety requires more states' ratification of charter: AU commissioner

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 01:04 GMT

“For the first time, and amid rapid urbanization, more than half a billion people are added to Africa’s urban population by 2040,” AU commissioner said.

Malian Transport Minister: We look forward to receive EgyptAir flights in Bamako

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 04:23 GMT

The relations between Egypt and Mali started in 1960 after Mali’s independence.

Egypt shows strong leadership, progress in transport system: Swedish Min.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 02:19 GMT

“I am impressed by the progress made now in Egypt, since I was in Egypt last time 10 years ago," said Swedish Minister of Transport.

Egypt, Sweden probe cooperation in transport, road safety domains

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 12:09 GMT

Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir on Wednesday met Swedish Minister for Infrastructure Tomas Eneroth on the sidelines of their participation in the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Sweden.

Egypt 'our largest client in MENA' with important energy, transport portfolio: World Bank VP Makhtar Diop

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 07:20 GMT

World Bank's VP Diop urgedt governments to adopt a holistic approach in order to achieve road safety goal.

‘Enough is enough’: Egyptian Omnia El Omrani calls for youth engagement in road safety crisis

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 - 08:32 GMT

“Enough is enough,” said Omrani, adding that “it is time to take actions, no more fake promises, no more false commitments.”

In pics: World leaders call for urgent action plans on road safety in Stockholm

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 - 09:53 GMT

His Majesty the King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf inaugurated the conference and made introductory remarks on roads safety.

Equatoguinean Minister say ties with Egypt ‘strong’, Arab Contractors builds our roads

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 11:23 GMT

"We are working to reduce the number of vehicles to achieve safer roads," Equatoguinean Minister Nsue Medja.

WHO expert hopes road safety gets similar world attention as coronavirus

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 09:44 GMT

The attention paid by governments to coronavirus is a demonstration that governments can move towards an issue when they have the will, said WHO’s Krug.

Sweden halved road deaths by ‘Vision Zero,’ ready to cooperate with Egypt: Amb.

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 - 01:54 GMT

Both Sweden and Egypt, share a common agenda when it comes to making transport systems more effective and safer, said Swedish Ambassador to Egypt.

DUI tests resume as Egyptian drivers spotted stoned behind the wheel

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 01:37 GMT

Tramadol is the most abused drug by drivers, followed by hashish and then heroin.

Discussing Egypt’s progress in road quality

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 10:00 GMT

According to the Global Economy, Egypt jumped 89 places in road quality rankings from the 118th in 2014 to the 29th in 2019.

Attorney General orders investigation into Cairo deadly crash

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 07:08 GMT

Egypt’s Attorney General Nabil Sadiq has assigned South Cairo Prosecution to pursue investigation into a deadly multi-vehicle crash that hit Central Cairo late Sunday, leaving 19 killed and 30 injured.

19 killed, 30 injured after deadly car crash: Health Ministry

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 06:49 GMT

Around four serious cases were registered into intensive care, while other injuries varied in levels of bone breaks, and burns.

Road accidents kill 1.35M people annually: WHO

Thu, 09 May 2019 - 11:22 GMT

The annual Week aims to raise awareness of the protection measures needed to keep people safe while driving, as it was reported that nearly 1.35 million people die annually as a result of road accidents.

Uber launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 - 01:16 GMT

Uber has announced the new Safety Toolkit which, over the next few weeks, will be rolled out to the millions of riders, drivers and couriers using the app across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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