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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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