Khmer language road safety / helmet safety info

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Re: Khmer language road safety / helmet safety info

Post by one_dolla » Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:52 pm

the 'helmet 1' video has a whopping 217 views on youtube....not being seen much then
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Re: Khmer language road safety / helmet safety info

Post by Kuroneko » Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:27 pm

one_dolla wrote:the 'helmet 1' video has a whopping 217 views on youtube....not being seen much then

Not on youtube obviously, but they are watching them on TV. New TV ad spearheads Cambodia campaign

"The AIP Foundation is stepping up an awareness raising campaign which has been running since March 2015, alerting the public to the new rules. A public service announcement, broadcast on Cambodian television channels"

The helmet 1 video was a health promotion video from 3 years ago not sure if it is in use on tv commercials now. The current one of course is the one where the ghost of a motorbike accident victim explains the importance of wearing a helmet

here's "The Traffic Accident Song" video

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Re: Khmer language road safety / helmet safety info

Post by SinnSisamouth » Fri Oct 28, 2016 4:00 pm

i want to see if it would be ok to wear a colander like clarkson did
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Re: Khmer language road safety / helmet safety info

Post by chiltern » Fri Oct 28, 2016 6:24 pm

What surprises me is the amount of riders who do have helmets but prefer to carry then rather than wearing them
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Re: Khmer language road safety / helmet safety info

Post by Username Taken » Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:58 pm

chiltern wrote:What surprises me is the amount of riders who do have helmets but prefer to carry then rather than wearing them
Ask them 'why', and it will be that it's for when they see the police.


Q. What could happen if you don't wear a helmet?
A. The police will stop you and ask for money.

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... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Re: Khmer language road safety / helmet safety info

Post by Kuroneko » Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:18 pm

chiltern wrote:What surprises me is the amount of riders who do have helmets but prefer to carry then rather than wearing them


But helmet wearing has increased significantly over the last few years. In 2004 it was about %8 and by 2009 it was %56. I think a survey published in about 2012 put the rate at %43 and %25 at night. But this was country wide as opposed to Phnom Penh. In PP I think the rate is now over %80, and last year following the new regulations was over %70

"Although punishment for violators is currently suspended, helmet use among child passengers rose dramatically, from 0.06 per cent to 28.7 per cent in communes measured, according to AIP, noting that for drivers, helmet use rose from 63 per cent to 77 per cent." PP Post article of report.

I don't know how much you ride a month, but I do about 1000k and since last year I have really notised a significant dfference in helmet compliance. There are plenty of surveys that you can pull out if interested. Here's a couple for starters:

“Community-based Helmet Wearing and Enforcement” in Makara 7 District, Phnom Penh
http://www.afd-ld.org/~handicap-csr/pdf ... m-2009.pdf

Helmet use among motorcyclists in Cambodia: a survey of use, knowledge, attitudes, and practices
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22414126

Helmet Use Among Motorcyclists in Cambodia: A Survey of Use, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices
https://www.iihmr.edu.in/common/Helmet- ... ctices.pdf
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Re: Khmer language road safety / helmet safety info

Post by andy1 » Fri Oct 28, 2016 11:32 pm

The police could make a fortune after 6pm in SHV :beer1: to spend shooting up KTVs
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