Road Safety in Uzbekistan

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.

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National Automobile Club of Uzbekistan (NACU)

National Automobile Club of Uzbekistan (NACU)

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Uzbekistan Road Safety News

What do young people in Central Asia think about active travel and what barriers are preventing them making walking and cycling a viable means of everyday transport?

What do young people in Central Asia think about active travel and what barriers are preventing them making walking and cycling a viable means of everyday transport?

by EASST | April 29, 2022 | News, Sustainable Mobility, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

With the support of the FIA Road Safety Grants Programme, EASST has been working with local partners in Central Asia to better understand the barriers that currently prevent people from walking and cycling in their countries – with a focus on young people.

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Building road safety engineering capacity in Tashkent

Building road safety engineering capacity in Tashkent

by EASST | December 21, 2021 | News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Uzbekistan

ADB, EASST and NACU deliver road safety engineering webinar for local stakeholders and engineers in Tashkent.

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Network of Tashkent campaigners and decision makers agree to promote clean, green, and active cities which are safe for pedestrians and cyclists

Network of Tashkent campaigners and decision makers agree to promote clean, green, and active cities which are safe for pedestrians and cyclists

by EASST | November 25, 2021 | News, Sustainable Mobility, Uzbekistan

To coincide with World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, EASST partners NACU organised a roundtable meeting calling for an integrated approach to addressing road safety in Uzbekistan.

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EASST network of NGOs mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

EASST network of NGOs mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

by EASST | November 23, 2021 | Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Each year, our EASST partners pull out all the stops to make this an important day for victims and their families. This year was no different.

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EASST partner NACU promotes cycling as a viable means of everyday transport in Tashkent

EASST partner NACU promotes cycling as a viable means of everyday transport in Tashkent

by EASST | November 16, 2021 | News, Sustainable Mobility, Uzbekistan

EASST partners, the National Automobile Club of Uzbekistan (NACU) with support of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) is working to make cycling a viable means of everyday transport in Tashkent.

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Joint initiative promotes sustainable transport options to make roads safer in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Joint initiative promotes sustainable transport options to make roads safer in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

by 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.

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Our network expands to 15 countries as we welcome Uzbekistan NGO as a new EASST partner

Our network expands to 15 countries as we welcome Uzbekistan NGO as a new EASST partner

by 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.

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