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MOTORING: How safe is your car?

The five factors to consider Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | For a car to be considered safe for passengers, it must be able to perform well in accident avoidance and maximally protect them in case of accidents; especially collisions and roll-overs. This means the car must have effective driving and collision …

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NBL launches Safety App

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nile Breweries Limited dream is Zero Injuries across its operations. To achieve this, the company has launched a Safety App called AB InBev SAFETY. The App, developed as a tool for risk identification and mitigation to prevent injuries and recognise safe behavior in …

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2017 safety year for aviation-agencies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 2017 was the safest year for civil aviation since plane crash statistics were first compiled in 1946, according to two industry studies. A total of 10 crashes of civil passenger and cargo planes claimed 44 lives, said the Aviation Safety Network in a statement …

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How good are your headlights?

Your vehicle could be among 80% with poor low-beam headlights Kampala, Uganda | MOTORING GURU | For years now, motor vehicle safety has concentrated mainly on in-cab passenger safety, body strength, transmission and breaking systems, head and seat restraints. Vehicles are now fitted with safety cameras, on board driver assist computers, and early …

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Death toll from poisoned sweets climbs to 33 in Pakistan

Multan, PAKISTAN | AFP |  Some 33 people including five children have now died in central Pakistan after eating sweets accidentally tainted with insecticide, officials said Sunday. The mass poisoning occurred in the Karor Lal Esan area of Punjab province last month. “The death toll from poisonous sweets has risen …

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