EASST News - Children's Road Safety
FedEx Express and EASST keep a spotlight shining on road safety
Last year we received charitable funding from FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), to deliver three diverse initiatives via our NGO partners in Ukraine, Belarus and Azerbaijan.
November 16, 2020
Turning surplus high visibility PPE into children’s mascots to improve night time visibility in rural Belarus
With the support of a grant by FedEx Express Europe, we have been working with the Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club and local disability groups to turn old high visibility PPE into ‘mascots’ or tags for school book bags and children’s coats to promote visibility and safety on the roads.
October 14, 2020
Empowering young people in East Kazakhstan to demand safer routes to school
Our newest EASST partner, Urban Forum Kazakhstan, have been working with young people in the East Kazakhstan city of Ust-Kamenogorsk (Oskemen) to create safer routes to school.
August 26, 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
West Kazakhstan Region launches Regional Road Safety Strategy and unveils new road safety playgrounds for kids
Last week, EASST’s Serghei Diaconu and Tatiana Mihailova returned to the Uralsk for the unveiling of two brand new mobile road safety playgrounds and launch of the region’s first road safety strategy.
December 2, 2019
Campaign leads to increases in seat belt wearing rates in Bishkek
Our summer campaign with PA Road Safety Kyrgyzstan and the EBRD sees 160% increase in seat belt wearing rates in the back seats of cars from baseline.
November 26, 2019