Police are encouraging drink driving’, insurers claim

Insurers blame lack of random breath tests, police misinformation   People are being encouraged to drive while drunk because random breathalyser tests are not being done and the police are advising traffic accident victims not to report intoxicated drivers, the Malta Insurance Association (MIA) has charged. The association’s director general, Adrian Galea, called for the […]

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Opinion: How to have safer roads – Adrian Galea

  The Times of Malta editorial of February 9 was an eye-opener for all those who have road safety at heart. The Malta Insurance Association (MIA) has for long contributed to the debate on this issue, proposing ideas and making suggestions while also, directly or indirectly, funding some initiatives. This subject deserves a lot more attention than […]

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Insurers call for ‘immediate and forceful’ action on electric scooters

Warns about increased risk of serious injuries he Malta Insurance Association on Friday has called for “immediate and forceful” action to be taken to stop more serious accidents involving electric scooters. In a statement, the association expressed concern about “the increased risk of fatalities and serious injuries” that riders of electric scooters and other road […]

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EMBRACE LIFE

A joint initiative between the Malta Road Safety Council and the Malta Red Cross was launched a few weeks ago.   Through this initiative, up to 50 first aid courses are available for free, on a first come first served basis, to those who manage to sit and pass their driving licence test.   This initiative runs […]

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