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Safe Crossings and Confed, where paths cross…..

Confed (www.confed.eu) is the latest partner of Safe Crossings. Next to supporting the work of Safe Crossings financially, Confed also raises awareness for the road safety challenge and the work of Safe Crossings with the clients, employees and partners. For...

Construction in full progress

Why we need safe crossings?

During our last visit we made this short video. This is why we need safe crossings!

Construction has started in Nil Kuthi

It is happening: This week the contractor has started preparing for the highway interventions in Nil Kuthi. The first activities will focus on construction of the bus bay, followed by installation of the speed humps, pedestrian crossing and placing the...

BRAC Bank partners with Safe Crossings to improve road safety

We are very proud that BRAC Bank, one of the leading banks in Bangladesh and known for its social commitments, has joint our Coalition of Leading Companies for Road Safety in Bangladesh. BRAC Bank will provide financial support to the...

Getting ready for the implementation: our team in Bangladesh

As per September 1st, Mehedi Rabbil and Abdul Hai Shaick have joint our team in Bangladesh. Mehedi (engineer) will assist Arif during the implementation of the highway interventions, while Abdul will support Burhan to train school children and other vulnerable...

Help us to raise the remaining 10.000 euro

A few weeks ago, we received the approval from the government in Bangladesh to start our pliot project. We are very much looking forward to do so as this is a great opportunity to give many children a safe route...

Official permission received – we can start!

On May 27th 2014, we received the official permission from the Ministry of Communications in Bangladesh to start our Road Safety Project. This means that we can implement our Safe Crossings program at the three selected black spots: Nil Kuthi,...

Start of baseline study in Nil Kuthi

During our visit in March, we have been working with our local project team to prepare the baseline studies in Nil Kuthi, Nama Para and Kunder Para. The baseline is the official kick off of the road safety program in Bangladesh and will enable us the measure...

Holcim Bangladesh and Safe Crossings launch rickshaw visibility program

On March 3rd, Holcim Bangladesh and safe Crossings launched their visibility program for rickshaws. Poor visibility is one of the main causes for rickshaw drivers to get involved in traffic accidents. By placing reflective stickers on rickshaws, they will be visible...