SAFE Annual Convention 2009 was organized by SAFE (Society for Automotive Fitness and Environment, a Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers’ Initiative) in association with Transport Department Government of Andhra Pradesh and CAI-Asia and it focused on vehicle inspection and certification (I&C). Strengthening vehicle inspection and certification is one of the ways to reduce this negative externality. The main discussions during the convention centered on the enforcement and innovation in terms of automotive safety, the best practices in inspection and certification and the adoption of best practices in enforcement of I&C systems. CAI Asia’s Air Quality Researcher "Alvin Mejia" highlighted the experiences from various ASEAN countries and the need to mitigate transport emissions.
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