Road Safety in Uzbekistan
Our local road safety partner
We support road safety in Uzbekistan through our local partners the National Automobile Club of Uzbekistan (NACU). NACU is a member of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Their mission is to reduce the risk of road traffic crashes and ensure the safety of vulnerable road users.
Running across Uzbekistan is the Silk Road, a key transit corridor for commercial vehicles travelling between Asia and Europe making work-related road risk a serious concern. As a land-locked country, it is also reliant on these roads as well as rail for most of its trade with neighbouring countries. In recent years, the Silk Road has also become popular with tourists, particularly cyclists. In Uzbekistan our aim is to work with these groups of road users to raise awareness of the risks and, using the Safe System approach, work with local stakeholders to ensure roads and routes across the country are safe for everyone. Uzbekistan is a member of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program under which six priority road corridors are being upgraded.
Uzbekistan Road Safety Facts
2.6% of GDP is lost due to road traffic collisions.
The maximum urban speed limit is 70km/h.
There are on average 3261 road fatalities every year.
National Automobile Club of Uzbekistan (NACU)
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Uzbekistan Road Safety News
Joint initiative promotes sustainable transport options to make roads safer in Tashkent, Uzbekistanby EASST | June 24, 2021 | News, Sustainable Mobility, Uzbekistan
EASST, with the support of the FIA Road Safety Grant Program, is working with its local partners to better understand and overcome barriers to walking and cycling in Tashkent, and to raise awareness of the benefits of switching to these more sustainable modes of transport.View News
Our network expands to 15 countries as we welcome Uzbekistan NGO as a new EASST partnerby EASST | November 5, 2019 | News, Uzbekistan
We are delighted to announce that we are now working in Uzbekistan to improve sustainable mobility and reduce road casualties.View News