Last week, the Portuguese government approved the National Strategic Road Safety Plan (PENSE 2020), which includes more than a hundred measures focused on cutting road deaths in half by 2020. A state-wide texting while driving ban was approved by the Texas House of Representatives and is going to the Senate.
Last week, India passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2016, a milestone for road safety in the country. The Irish Garda began to use new devices that allow them to test drivers’ saliva for the presence of illegal drugs.
Last week, India banned the sale of alcohol along national highways. Mothers Against Drunk Driving lobbied for Ignition Interlock Devices for first-time driving under the influence offenders in Montana.