Road Safety Resources

These resources are offered as a library of road safety information and experience for anyone interested in promoting good road safety practises in their country or region.

EASST Road Safety resources and publications

EASST Road Safety Education Pack

EASST Road Safety Education PackThe EASST Road Safety Education Pack is a global teaching resource that provides stimulating and engaging activities to introduce road safety messages and behaviours to kids. It is currently available in eight languages has been designed specifically so that it can be easily adapted into bespoke local versions.
Get in touch for versions in different languages or to find out how you can tailor the Pack to your local needs.

International Tourism and Road Safety in Greece

International Tourism and Road Safety in GreeceThis report on tourists’ perceptions on road safety in Greece is based on a survey of almost 1,500 international tourists visiting Athens, Chania, and Thessaloniki in 2018. The work is a collaboration between Make Roads Safe Hellas, the National Technical University of Athens, the University of Macedonia, the University of the Aegean, the Hellenic Open University and EASST to examine the relationship between tourism and road risk. (2019)

Eco-driving: guidance for drivers

Eco-driving guidance for driversThis EASST Academy resource for drivers provides top tips for greener, more fuel efficient driving. (2018)

Disability, Mobility and Road Risk in the Kyrgyz Republic

Disability, Mobility and Road Risk in the Kyrgyz RepublicThis report on Disability, Mobility and Road Risk – published by EASST and our local partners, Public Association Road Safety – reveals severe inadequacies in inclusive and accessible public spaces in Bishkek. (2018)

EASST Annual Report 2017

Annual Report 2017

The activities detailed in the Annual Report cover EASST’s six priority areas for 2017: children’s road safety; occupational road safety management; disability, mobility and road risk; post-crash response; road safety enforcement; and governance and capacity building – and showcase the remarkable achievements of all our EASST partners. (2017)

Speed Awareness Course in Moldova

This report covers EASST‘s work with the UK’s National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme (NDORS) to deliver a pilot Speed Awareness Course in Moldova. This was the first time that NDORS has approved delivery of its courses outside the UK. (2016)

Road Safety Enforcement and Traffic Policing in Moldova

This report by the Automobile Club of Moldova is based on the results of a police exchange programme organised between Moldova, Georgia and the UK at the request of the Government of the Republic of Moldova. The report describes the key areas where police reform and support are clearly needed, and to point to issues requiring attention. (2010)

Road Safety Education Resources

Child road safety posterRoad safety posters and bookmarks for children and young people covering topics such as visibility, seat belt use and crossing the road safely.

EASST Annual Report 2018

Our 2018 Annual Report highlights the remarkable achievements our EASST partners have made throughout the year within our core project areas: children’s road safety; occupational road safety management; disability, mobility and road risk; post-crash response; road safety enforcement; and governance and capacity building. A particular focus has been sustainable mobility.

Eco-driving for fleet managers

Eco-driving for fleet managersThis EASST Academy resource is based on a short eco-driving course delivered by EASST to fleet managers in Tajikistan. It offers a basic introduction on why eco-driving is important and top tips to make fleets greener, safer and cheaper to run. (2018)

Road Safety in the EBRD Region

Road Safety in the EBRD RegionThis report published by EASST along with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Towards Zero Foundation, Global NCAP and the FIA Foundation uses data from the World Health Organisation Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015 to examine the total number of road deaths and injuries in the EBRD countries of operations, including all 14 EASST countries, as well as the economic cost of road crashes to these countries in transition. (2017)

Disability, Mobility, and Road Risk in Moldova

This report by the Automobile Club of Moldova provides data based on a survey of 100 individuals with disabilities in the Republic of Moldova on types of issues faced by people with different disabilities as road users and offers recommendations to improving mobility and accessibility to policy makers. (2016)

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

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)

Public Attitudes Towards Road Safety, Chisinau and Tiraspol

This report by the Automobile Club of Moldova opens up new links between municipalities, local agencies and civil society networks acting in fighting for road safety and reducing the number of crashes in Moldova. (2012)

10 years of saving lives: Road safety capacity building and development

Celebrating 10 years of EASSTOur 10 year impact report looks at some of EASST’s main achievements over the last 10 years from improvements in enforcement, education and engineering, to post-crash response and inclusive mobility, discusses the key challenges faced in the region, and how EASST seeks to address them as we keep momentum towards 2030. (2019)

Guide: building a child restraint donation platform

In 2018 our EASST partners the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) launched web-platform www.baby4baby.org. The platform aims to make life easier and safer for low-income families across the whole country by collecting and delivering free of charge car restraint systems donated by others who no longer need them. They have now produced this guide to help others establish similar initiatives in their countries. (2019)

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)

Pedestrian Safety in Bishkek's Smart City Concept

Pedestrian Safety in Bishkek's Smart City ConceptThis report by EASST and Road Safety Kyrgyzstan shows why pedestrian safety should be an essential component of any Smart City concept and  how Smart cities can be more human-friendly than urban developments of the past and can help enrich and better connect local communities. (2018)

Road Safety – An Inherent Right and Equal Opportunity for All People

Road Safety An Inherent Right and Equal Opportunity for All People in BelarusBased on a survey of 1000 disabled people and their carers throughout Belarus this report by the Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club offers fresh data and insights into the particular needs and problems disabled people in Belarus face as drivers, pedestrians and public transport users. (2017)

EASST Academy Road Safety at Work: Online Course for Managers

Designed for companies and individuals working in fleet safety management, this EASST Academy course is focused on the link between driver behaviour and crash involvement, highlighting the role of a fleet manager in raising awareness and the importance of setting up and communicating a road safety policy across the company. (2016)

EASST Road Safety video library

10 years of EASST

Our 10 year impact video celebrates 10 years of making road transport safer, greener and more sustainable for future generations. (2019)

EASST Academy: Our Story

Our EASST Academy online education platform offers accessible and affordable road safety training: “a great opportunity to invest, and invest in your country’s future”. (2019)

Lessons of Kindness

Addressing the everyday transport challenges faced by people with disabilities in Belarus. Video by the Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club and Belarusian Association of Assistance to Children and Young People with Disabilities. (2018)

Service your car, and take care of the environment!

Technically malfunctioning vehicles worsen air pollution and endanger public health with the emission of toxic substances. Video by Partnership for Road Safety. (2018)

‘Save Kids Lives’ in Belarus


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Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club ask “Are our children safe on the roads?” in this video produced for the launch of their ‘Save Kids Lives’ campaign. (2014)

Kyrgyz Road Safety Music Video

EASST’s Kyrgyz partner “Road Safety NGO” calls on young people to follow the rules of the road in this music video produced with the support of the British Embassy. (2013)

Istiqlol Hospital road crossing, Dushanbe

Local testimony captured by the Young Generation of Tajikistan on the difference the new crossing at Istiqlol Hostpital in the centre of Dushanbe is having on local people. The crossing was installed through a collaboration between the Safer Roads Foundation, EBRD, EASST, Young Generation of Tajikistan and Dushanbe City Traffic Police. (2019)

Introducing FIRE AID and International Development

FIRE AID and International Development is an umbrella organisation of fire and rescue organisations carrying out humanitarian projects in low and middle-income countries. Its members deliver ethical and sustainable donations of fire and rescue equipment and training to emergency services, including a particular focus on post-crash response. (2019)

Take care of yourself and your loved ones

A promotional video about the importance of using seat belts and child car seats made by our EASST partners PA Road Safety, Kyrgyzstan with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).  (2019)

Service your car, drive safely!

According to international research, road accidents are often caused by technical malfunctioning. Video by Partnership for Road Safety. (2018)

Without your help, it may be too late ...


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Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club show the risks and difficulties faced by disabled people in Minsk when travelling around the city. (2017)

How to use the EASST Road Safety Education Pack - Introduction

Our free online short-course guides teachers and other education providers on how they can best use the EASST Road Safety Education Pack to bring vital road safety learning to even more children globally. Find out more via our EASST Academy online education platform. (2019)

Accessibility in Baku


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

Don’t Drink and Drive!

A video of the Automobile Club of Moldova‘s Don’t Drink and Drive campaign. (2015)

Don't Die Before You've Lived

A music video was produced by EASST’s partner the National Road Safety Council of Armenia to promote road safety. The vocals are provided by an award winning trio – Andre, Hasmik Karapetyan, and Zaruhi Babayan. (2009)

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)

Other Road Safety resources and publications

Report: Safe and accessible public transport for all

Building on evidence and case-studies, this report by Humanity and Inclusion (HI) and UITP conveys the key message that improving road safety and enabling accessibility is a central factor to realising the rights of all citizens, including the 1 billion people living with a disability. Specific recommendations for decision-makers are set to inspire their actions towards safer and more accessible public transport and urban infrastructures. (2019)

Top Tips to Make Road Safety Stick

Top tips to make road safety stickThis UK Think! Campaign resource offers guidance on how you can support students in making some simple road safety changes. (2018)

UNECE Road Safety Performance Review: Georgia

This UNECE Road Safety Performance Review was developed with the support of EASST partners Partnership for Road Safety. (2018)

The High Toll of Traffic Injuries

High Toll of Traffic Injuries Report

This report by the World Bank Group looks at the macro-economic and welfare benefits of reducing road traffic injuries in low & middle-income countries. (2018)

Manifesto #4RoadSafety

Manifesto

A key document for road safety policy issued by the Global Network of Road Safety Legislators highlighting the measures that can help prevent the tragic waste of human life on the world’s roads. (2017)

Investing to save lives: an impact investment case for preventing road trauma

This report commissioned by the FIA Foundation presents the cost-effectiveness of road safety interventions and the benefits of investing in prevention. (2016)

Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015

Global Status Report

The World Health Organisation‘s Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015 shows that despite some progress, road casualties remain a critical issue for global health. The report is rich in detail about the burden of road death and injury worldwide, regional patterns and specific country data. (2015)

Fuel Efficient and Clean Transport, FIA Foundation

The FIA Foundation, working with partners through the Global Fuel Economy Initiative, the UN’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative, the Climate & Clean Air Coalition and the Partnership for Clean Fuels & Vehicles, is part of efforts to make road transport more fuel efficient and to reduce toxic tailpipe emissions.

Reporting on road safety: a guide for journalists

WHO and the Pulitzer Center, with financial support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, have produced the ‘Reporting on road safety: a guide for journalists’.

Leaflet: Safe and accessible public transport for all

This leaflet by Humanity and Inclusion (HI) and UITP focuses on making SDG 11.2 a reality. The work around SDG 11 has the potential to promote implementation of a wider range of human rights and SDGs (on education, employment, gender equality). As travelling by public transport is ten times safer per mile than travelling by car, SDG 11.2 also significantly contributes to road safety and to SDG 3.6. (2019)

Women’s Safety and Security

Women’s Safety and SecurityThis compendium from the International Transport Forum assembles voices from the transport sector, including EASST’s Emma MacLennan, on the critical issue of safety for women in public transport and transport more generally. (2018)

Road Safety Audit

CAREC Road Safety Engineering Manual 1. This manual serves as a practical point of reference for the road safety audit process in CAREC countries. (2018)

She Moves Safely

She Moves Safetly report

She Moves Safely is a groundbreaking study funded by the FIA Foundation and CAF – Latin American Development Bank, exploring women’s personal security on public transport across three cities in Latin America. (2018)

Save LIVES: a road safety technical package

Save LIVES

This package by the World Health Organisation, endorsed by EASST, is an evidence-based inventory of priority interventions designed to help policy-makers focus on the right things when it comes to road safety management. (2017)

Post-Crash Response: Supporting those affected by road traffic crashes

This report published by the World Health Organisation in November 2016 describes the importance of effective post-crash response and the components needed to achieve this.

Ranking EU Progress on Road Safety

The European Transport Safety Council Road Safety Performance Index Report compares Member State performance. The Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) serves to identify and promote best practice and inspire the kind of political leadership needed to deliver a road transport system that is as safe as possible. (annual)

Global NCAP Fleet Safety Guide and Safer Car Purchasing Policy

Global NCAP’s proposals for managers of governments and private sector fleets to purchase, operate and maintain vehicles that offer advanced safety technologies and high levels of occupant protection.

Global Status Report on Road Safety 2018

The World Health Organisation‘s Global Status Report on Road Safety 2018 highlights that the number of annual road traffic deaths has reached 1.35 million. Road traffic injuries are now the leading killer of people aged 5-29 years. (2018)

Safer Road Works

CAREC Road Safety Engineering Manual 2. This manual explains good practices for road worksites. It provides clear and simple guidance for national road authorities to improve road safety at these sites. (2018)

Safely Connected: A Regional Road Safety Strategy for CAREC Countries (2017–2030)

Ministers of 11 CAREC countries (Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation) have given their endorsement to this  ambitious road safety strategy that could greatly reduce road casualties in the region. (2016)

Child Poverty & Road Traffic Injury in the SDGs

The FIA Foundation and UNICEF‘s Rights of Way report examines the impact of road traffic injury on families living in poverty in low and middle income countries. Road traffic injury is a global public health crisis and a leading contributor to the cycle of poverty in many of the world’s most deprived areas.

A Decade of Action for Road Safety

Published by the Commission for Global Road Safety the Make Roads Safe Report calls for a UN Decade of Action for Road Safety.

Safe Roads for Development

‘Safe Roads for Development’ highlights the vital importance of designing, building and managing road infrastructure safely as part of a Safe Systems approach to road safety.

Advocating for Road Safety and Road Traffic Injury Victims

Produced by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety and the World Health Organisation, this guide for NGOs aims to assist such organisations in making the world’s roads safer. (2012)

Ten Strategies for Keeping Children Safe on the Road, WHO

Ten Strategies for Keeping Children Safe on the Road is a report from the World Health Organization highlighting ten key recommendations for policies to reduce child road traffic injury.

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A Road Map for Safer Cars 2020: Global NCAP’s report sets out ten clear recommendations to meet this deadline, in a timetable that is both realistic and affordable. (2015)

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