Head injury in Vietnam

December 15, 2007 marked an historic day for Vietnam and for road safety initiatives worldwide. Last Saturday, the enactment date of the country's mandatory helmet law, nearly of Vietnam's motorbike users left home wearing a helmet. It was an unbelievable sight with a near instantaneous effect.

Hats off to Vietnam's helmet law | Science

In 2007, a new law required riders to wear helmets on all roads at all times. Fines were set at $6 to $12, a whopping 30% of the average monthly income. Foreign governments and nongovernmental organizations pitched in with money for education campaigns and free helmets. When the law took effect on 15 December 2007, helmet use jumped from less ...

Vietnam: Helmet Laws - Ottsworld

I learned that the helmet law was only put in place here in 2007 which explains why many people still don't wear helmets in Vietnam, it's still a pretty new concept. Kids without helmets; advertising campaign watching over them

Data leads to successful introduction of Vietnam Helmet Law

compulsory helmet wearing law in Vietnam, stating that from September 15 2007, helmets should be worn by all riders and passengers on all high ways and from December 15 2007, on all kinds of roads, whenever travelling. The date of December 15 2007 is considered a historic day of Vietnam when helmets are seen on all the

VIETNAM - WHO

motorcycle helmet law in 2007 the helmet wearing rate jumped from the low 30's to over 95% as a result of strict enforcement and good social marketing strategies. The helmet law has already saved many people's lives. VietNam is one of ten countries included in the Road safety in 10 countries (RS10) project funded through a grant from the

The lessons from Vietnam's helmet law | South China ...

When the helmet law came into effect in 2007, Nguyen Bich Thu, 51, began selling helmets at her hat shop in Hanoi's Old Quarter. Priced at US$2 to US$4, the helmets resemble baseball caps and ...

WHO | Motorcycle helmet wearing becomes law in Viet …

Motorcycle helmet wearing becomes law in Viet Nam. WHO, M Peden. August 2007 - Helmet wearing among the general population about 1 in 12. On the 15 December 2007, motorcycle helmet wearing became mandatory for ALL users of motorized two-wheelers in Viet Nam. This followed the 15 September 2007 deadline for all government and company employees ...

Vietnam's Comprehensive Helmet Law

Vietnam's Comprehensive Helmet Law. This case study describes Vietnam's implementation of improved helmet laws to reduce road-traffic injuries and deaths. Beginning in 2002, new leadership of Vietnam's National Traffic Safety Committee created a window of opportunity for helmet legislation, while greater availability of affordable, climate ...

WHO | Viet Nam's mandatory motorcycle helmet law and its ...

Viet Nam's mandatory motorcycle helmet law and its impact on children Pervin a, Jonathon Passmore b, Mirjam Sidik a, Tyler McKinley a, Nguyen Thi Hong Tu c & Nguyen Phuong Nam b. a. Asia Injury Prevention Foundation, …

Vietnam's Comprehensive Helmet Law

This case study describes Vietnam's implementation of improved helmet laws to reduce road-traffic injuries and deaths. Beginning in 2002, new leadership of Vietnam's National Traffic Safety Committee created a window of opportunity for helmet legislation, while greater availability of affordable, climate-appropriate helmets contributed to the enabling conditions.

What's the danger with Vietnam's motorcycle helmets?

Vietnam's first helmet law, which passed in 2001, required motorcycle drivers to wear helmets on specific roadways. With limited enforcement of this legislation, the use of helmets was estimated at 30%. In June 2007, ...

WHO | Motorcycle helmet wearing becomes law in Viet Nam

Motorcycle helmet wearing becomes law in Viet Nam. WHO, M Peden. August 2007 - Helmet wearing among the general population about 1 in 12. On the 15 December 2007, motorcycle helmet wearing became mandatory for ALL users of motorized two-wheelers in Viet Nam. This followed the 15 September 2007 deadline for all government and company employees ...

(PDF) Viet Nam's mandatory helmet law and its impact on ...

Vietnam Helmet W earing Coalition. ... [13], and universal helmet laws can further increase helmet usage, reduce motorcycle fatalities and injuries, and lower societal costs [14].

VOA2007-Vietnam Helmet Law Changes Culture …

A new law has taken effect in Vietnam requiring all motorbike riders to wear helmets. Motorbikes are the most common form of transportation in Vietnam, but drivers long refused to wear helmets, leading to huge numbers of traffic fatalities 1. In Hanoi, Matt Steinglass has more. The sound of a Vietnamese city is the sound of motorbikes.

Vietnam's Comprehensive Helmet Law - Millions Saved

In 2007, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung helped introduced a new compulsory helmet law, "Resolution 32," which made helmet use mandatory in Vietnam for all motorcycle drivers and passengers on all roads. Unlike previous …

Vietnamese parents flaunt helmet law for children - News ...

Even though Vietnam issued a mandatory helmet law for children last year, parents regularly flaunt the regulation. Starting from April 10, 2015, parents with children over six …

WHO | Viet Nam's mandatory motorcycle helmet law and …

Viet Nam's mandatory motorcycle helmet law and its impact on children Pervin a, Jonathon Passmore b, Mirjam Sidik a, Tyler McKinley a, Nguyen Thi Hong Tu c & Nguyen Phuong Nam b. a. Asia Injury Prevention Foundation, …