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Azerbaijan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Investigating the socio-economic cost of road crashes in Azerbaijan

The National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan and the World Bank launch new research project to investigate the socio-economic cost of road crashes in Azerbaijan.

August 11, 2020

Disability, Mobility and Road Risk, Moldova, News, Sustainable Mobility

Vulnerable road users prioritised as Chisinau’s Dacia Street is transformed

Safety and accessibility improvements set to transform one of Chisinau’s most dangerous roads.

August 7, 2020

Armenia, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Yerevan authorities reduce urban speed limits to save lives

City authorities in Yerevan, Armenia have passed a new law lowering urban speed limits by 10km/h. This will serve as a pilot, with a view to reducing speed limits across the whole country.

August 4, 2020

Georgia, Greece, News, Sustainable Mobility

Sustainable Tourism, Road Safety and Post-COVID development

Our latest blog discusses the need to build back better when it comes to sustainable tourism and how this links to road safety, active mobility and clean transport.

July 10, 2020

Children's Road Safety, Moldova, News

Children with disabilities in Moldova receive donated car seats

The Automobile Club of Moldova, in partnership with the National Inspectorate of Public Security and the Tony Hawks Centre, donate child car seats to families of children with disabilities.

July 9, 2020

Azerbaijan, Children's Road Safety, News

The EASST Road Safety Education Pack goes online in Azerbaijan

Under lockdown, the National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan (AMAK) has taken its road safety education online. Using the EASST Road Safety Education Pack, they are offering free interactive online awareness sessions on road safety to children of all ages.

July 8, 2020

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Examining the impact of COVID-19 on road safety and sustainable mobility in the EASST region

Last month we conducted a survey of our EASST partners to get a feel for the impact of COVID-19 in their countries in terms of road safety and mobility. We will use this data to examine what lessons can be learned and how we can respond to the post-COVID ‘new normal’.

June 5, 2020

Kyrgyzstan, News, Post-Crash Response

Health Systems and COVID 19, what lessons are there for the road safety community?

The COVID-19 pandemic has made many people more aware of the importance of robust and resilient health care systems. Last month we facilitated an online session hosted by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety to find out what this might mean for the road safety community and Pillar 5.

June 5, 2020

News, Occupational Road Safety Management

Addressing at-work road safety risks for delivery and freight drivers

COVID-19 lockdowns have seen an increase in the use of delivery services globally. With this likely to be a continuing trend, we need to address the at-work road safety risks faced by delivery and freight drivers.

June 5, 2020

COVID 19 in Georgia

Georgia, News, Sustainable Mobility

The effects of COVID 19 on Georgia’s public transport system

EASST partner Gela Kvashilava explores the effects of COVID 19 on the public transport system in Georgia, now and in the future.

May 5, 2020

two road safety girls

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Sustainable Mobility, Tajikistan

Building an evidence base for gender-sensitive transport planning in rural Tajikistan through stakeholder engagement

In honour of International Women’s Day 2020, we’re delighted to announce a new assignment to examine transport needs and road risk in rural Tajik villages from a gender perspective and the role women can play in transport and road safety leadership at a local level.

March 6, 2020

Road Safety Children


VACANCY: EASST is seeking a new Trustee to take on the role of Treasurer

Join our team. We are looking for someone to take on this governance level role with excellent financial management skills, experience of working in the charity sector, and an interest in international development.

March 4, 2020

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