Road Safety in Azerbaijan

Road Safety in Azerbaijan

Our local road safety partner


We support road safety in Azerbaijan through our local partners, the National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan (AMAK) and HAYAT International Humanitarian NGO.

AMAK is a member of Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) which specialises in providing full-scale roadside assistance, and motoring advice along with exclusive benefits to the club members. It actively promotes road safety in Azerbaijan and is the only civil society organisation implementing road safety projects and initiatives in the country. AMAK supports the State Programme on Road Safety and is currently developing a number of advocacy campaigns calling for policy changes on a number of issues with regards to road safety education, the use of child restraint systems in cars, road safety and street children, pedestrian safety, black spot mapping, and accessible mobility for people with disabilities. They work in close cooperation with government agencies, including the Cabinet of Ministers, as well as transport agencies such as State Road Police and Ministry of Transport as a fundamental part of their work.

In addition, HAYAT NGO was one of the founding members of EASST. Established in 1993 with an initial focus of responding to the influx of the thousands of refugees and IDPs resulting from the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, HAYAT has accumulated vast experience in community development, mobilisation and public awareness campaigns, leading large scale. As an EASST partner, HAYAT NGO works to reduce road fatalities and injuries in Azerbaijan. Among other areas, the team at HAYAT NGO have worked to increase seat belt usage and to clarify the law on child restraints as well as promote their correct use.

Azerbaijan Road Safety Facts

31% of road deaths in Azerbaijan involve alcohol. 2.5% of road traffic victims remain permanently disabled. There are on average 943 road fatalities every year.

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Azerbaijan Road Safety News

Addressing the risks faced by Azerbaijani street children when it comes to road safety

Addressing the risks faced by Azerbaijani street children when it comes to road safety

by EASST | November 20, 2019 | Azerbaijan, Children's Road Safety, News

EASST partners HAYAT NGO and AMAK are working to establish the exposure to risk and address the main threats street children in Baku face on the roads.

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EASST and FedEx Express Europe to deliver initiatives focused on road safety education in Azerbaijan, Belarus and Ukraine

EASST and FedEx Express Europe to deliver initiatives focused on road safety education in Azerbaijan, Belarus and Ukraine

by EASST | August 30, 2019 | Azerbaijan, Belarus, Ukraine

A charitable grant, awarded by the express transportation company under its social responsibility platform, FedEx Cares, will enable EASST partners to deliver three separate initiatives, each with a focus on improving children’s road safety in countries where young people face significant daily risk.

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Global Road Safety Week in Azerbaijan

Global Road Safety Week in Azerbaijan

by EASST | June 3, 2019 | Azerbaijan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

UN Global Road Safety Week commitments focus on partnership, road safety education and improving safety around schools in Azerbaijan.

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How and why we need to reduce the speed of cars in Baku

How and why we need to reduce the speed of cars in Baku

by Huseyn Abdullayev | February 28, 2019 | Azerbaijan, News, Road Safety Enforcement, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Huseyn Abdullayev from the National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan talks about the need to make local streets safer and reduce road casualties in Baku. 

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Then and Now: increasing the use of child restraint systems in Azerbaijan

Then and Now: increasing the use of child restraint systems in Azerbaijan

by EASST | February 7, 2019 | Azerbaijan, Children's Road Safety, News, Then and Now

To celebrate our 10th anniversary year we’re looking at the impact of our partners’ work on promoting safer roads. Read the story from Azerbaijan.

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New national road safety plan is major milestone for road safety in Azerbaijan

New national road safety plan is major milestone for road safety in Azerbaijan

by EASST | January 28, 2019 | Azerbaijan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

EASST partner AMAK play key role in developing the new national road safety plan and look ahead to being part of the long-term changes it promises.

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FIA Slowing Down Saves Lives campaign launched in Azerbaijan

FIA Slowing Down Saves Lives campaign launched in Azerbaijan

by EASST | September 21, 2018 | Azerbaijan, Children's Road Safety

The National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan join the FIA’s 2018 Slowing Down Saves Lives campaign in Baku.

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Disability, Mobility and Road Safety in Azerbaijan

Disability, Mobility and Road Safety in Azerbaijan

by EASST | June 13, 2018 | Azerbaijan, Disability, Mobility and Road Risk

EASST partners, the National Automobile Touring Club of Azerbaijan launch report on accessible mobility for people with disabilities in Azerbaijan.

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Promoting accessible transport for people with disabilities in Azerbaijan

Promoting accessible transport for people with disabilities in Azerbaijan

by EASST | January 17, 2018 | Azerbaijan, Disability, Mobility and Road Risk

The National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan aim to improve accessibility and mobility for people with disabilities.

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Azerbaijan Road Safety Resources

Disability and Road Safety in Azerbaijan

This research report by the National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan is based on a survey and interviews with disabled people and their carers in Azerbaijan. It aims to analyse the current situation related to accessible mobility in Azerbaijan and present data on the challenges that people with disabilities face while using roads and public transport on a daily basis. (2018)

Identifying pedestrian knowledge, perceptions of and attitudes on road safety in Baku

Pedestrian survey Azerbaijan

This report by the National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan takes a closer look at the most pressing risk factors for pedestrians in Baku along with mechanisms for their mitigation in order to inform future policy actions and civil society initiatives. (2017)

Accessibility in Baku

The National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan show desperate need for accessible infrastructure and accessible roads in Baku. (2018)

Road Safety Music Video, Azerbaijan

EASST’s road safety partner in Azerbaijan, HAYAT NGO, produced this music video to promote road safety messages to young audiences with Elli feat. Xose – Cix get. (2010)