Road Safety in Armenia
Our local road safety partner
The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation established in 2005. Its mission is to help modify road user behaviour and improve quality of life by preventing road deaths and serious injuries in Armenia.
Among the NRSC’s many notable accomplishments is their successful campaign to establish a semi-governmental body with the mission to coordinate road safety actions in Armenia on a national level, which was achieved in 2010 with the establishment of the National Road Safety Council, chaired by the Prime Minister.
Armenia Road Safety Facts
1.0% of GDP is lost due to road traffic collisions.
The maximum urban speed limit is 90km/h.
There are on average 546 road fatalities every year.
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Armenia Road Safety News
EASST partner Poghos Shahinyan works with the Armenian Road Police to develop practical solutions to reducing road death and injury in Yerevan.
EASST’s Poghos Shahinyan presents on road safety success and regional cooperation at Eastern Partnership meeting in Brussels.
World Bank feature highlights the importance of the Safe Villages project initiated by EASST partner the National Road Safety Council Armenia.
The new Alliance Advocate training was organised by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety at the FedEx Headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee.