A cyclist skids into a motorbike at a busy intersection in central Hanoi. Vietnam claims that its actions to prevent traffic accidents in increasingly chaotic cities has begun to pay off, with the number of fatalities dropping sharply. Photo: Reuters

The lessons from Vietnam’s helmet law

Ten years of enforcement and public awareness campaigns have made a dent in motorbike fatalities, but other nations should take note – old, reckless habits die hard

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A cyclist skids into a motorbike at a busy intersection in central Hanoi. Vietnam claims that its actions to prevent traffic accidents in increasingly chaotic cities has begun to pay off, with the number of fatalities dropping sharply. Photo: Reuters
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