On 17th July 2013, the firstradio programme dedicated to road safety will be broadcast on “FM Abkhazia”. The radio show, “Usaprtxo Modzraoba” (“Safe Driving”), will be dedicated to the challenges and development of road safety in Georgia and will be later aired in TV format too.

“Usaprtxo Modzraoba” will be prepared by  EASST partner the “Partnership for Road Safety” and by radio “FM Abkhazia” along with other professionals in the field. The topics for discussion will be chosen in response to news and current problems regarding road safety. Statistical data, analysis and other relevant information will be introduced, and, major road safety risk factors, education, first aid, vehicle standards, road engineering, pedestrian safety and other issues will be raised.

The program will involve guest speakers and live phone-ins,  whilst members of the public will be encouraged to send questions and comments to a dedicated Facebook page.The main goal of “Usaprtxo Modzraoba” is to increase road safety awareness and education about major road safety risk factors and how to correct them, for the benefit both of Georgian citizens and decision makers. “Usaprtxo Modzraoba” will be on live FM Abkhazia 98.9 on Wednesday twice during the month. Details concerning the TV version will be announced when available.