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
The 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 to find out how you can tailor the Pack to your local needs.
Road Safety Education Resources
Road safety posters and bookmarks for children and young people covering topics such as visibility, seat belt use and crossing the road safely.
10 years of saving lives: Road safety capacity building and development
Our 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)
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.
International Tourism and Road Safety in Greece
This 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)
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)
Eco-driving for fleet managers
This 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)
Eco-driving: guidance for drivers
This EASST Academy resource for drivers provides top tips for greener, more fuel efficient driving. (2018)
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)
Road Safety in the EBRD Region
This 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 the Kyrgyz Republic
This 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)
Pedestrian Safety in Bishkek’s Smart City Concept
This 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)
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)
EASST 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)
Road Safety – An Inherent Right and Equal Opportunity for All People
Based 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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
EASST Annual Report 2019
2019 marked 10 years of road safety capacity building and development in the EASST region. It has also been another year of outstanding achievement for our EASST partners. Our Annual Report covers all of these successes across each of our core project areas.
Safely Back to School: School Bus Safety Resources
Based on UNICEF-Child Health Initiative Guidance, this pack includes a brochure aimed at bus companies, drivers, schools, and parents with advice to make school bus journeys COVID-safe as well as a set of posters and flyers reminding drivers of vital road safety measures including slowing down around schools and looking out for children crossing before pulling out. (2020)
School Bus Safety Education Resources
To complement our EASST Road Safety Education Pack, these age-appropriate activities targeted at children and young people aged 6-11 years old and 12-14 years old advise children how to keep safe at bus stops and behave safely on school buses.
EASST Annual Report 2020
In the EASST region, despite some areas of our work being paused or delayed due to Covid-19, we have seen significant positive developments for road safety and sustainable transport. Find out more in our 2020 Annual Report.
Assessing and Reporting on Road Safety in School Zones
Our EASST ‘Assessing and Reporting on Road Safety in School Zones’ toolkit is designed to help NGOs, local authorities, and other stakeholders evaluate the immediate area around schools – to assess the key risks and consider interventions that could be made to improve road safety for vulnerable and young road users. (2021)
EASST Annual Report 2021
This year we have celebrated the start of the new Decade of Action for Road Safety and seen many achievements across the region. Find out more in our 2021 Annual Report.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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. (2019)
Accessibility in Baku
The National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan show desperate need for accessible infrastructure and accessible roads in Baku. (2018)
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)
Don’t Drink and Drive!
A video of the Automobile Club of Moldova‘s Don’t Drink and Drive campaign. (2015)
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, 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)
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)
Service your car, drive safely!
According to international research, road accidents are often caused by technical malfunctioning. Video by Partnership for Road Safety. (2018)
‘Save Kids Lives’ in Belarus
The 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)
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)
Without your help, it may be too late …
The Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club show the risks and difficulties faced by disabled people in Minsk when travelling around the city. (2017)
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)
How to choose a child car seat? (Mongolian)
Global Shapers Ulaanbaatar Hub offer advice to people in Mongolia on how to choose the right child car seat and why using them is so important (2019).
We treasure our children (30km/h speeds around schools)
Our short animation calls on drivers to think of children and slow down to 30km/h around schools. (2021)
Reducing road risk through meaningful stakeholder engagement
EASST joins EBRD-led UNRSC webinar to highlight how meaningful stakeholder engagement before, during, and after major development projects can reduce road risk and have long term road safety benefits. (2021)
Post-crash Emergency Response Toolkit
Effective post-crash response could greatly reduce road fatalities, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Good post-crash response depends upon strategic planning and investment, good coordination, communication, equipment and training. These animations form part of the Post-Crash Emergency Response Toolkit developed by the EBRD and supported by UK Aid through the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF). They are designed to provide an overview of basic best practice in post-crash response and intended as a starting point for dialogue and discussion.
Shaping Road Safety Policy
During UN Global Road Safety Week 2021, NGOs made remarkable progress to mobilising citizens in large numbers and engage with decision makers. While campaign events are important, campaigning is a subset of advocacy. This training, delivered by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety and EASST, uses real time examples and case studies to help NGOs bridge the gap from campaign to advocacy in their long-term goals and to changing policies and practices within a strategic and often political framework.
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)
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)
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)
Top Tips to Make Road Safety Stick
This UK Think! Campaign resource offers guidance on how you can support students in making some simple road safety changes. (2018)
Women’s Safety and Security
This 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)
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)
UNECE Road Safety Performance Review: Georgia
This UNECE Road Safety Performance Review was developed with the support of EASST partners Partnership for Road Safety.
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)
The High Toll of Traffic Injuries
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)
She Moves Safely
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)
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 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)
Save LIVES: a road safety technical package
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)
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.
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)
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.
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.
Guidance for Safe and Healthy Journeys to School
During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond. As schools reopen, everyone should play a role in keeping students safe and healthy every step of the way. Therefore, UNICEF, with support from the Child Health Initiative and partners, such as Save the Children, is issuing guidance to help manage the risks posed by COVID-19, to help ensure the safest, healthiest journeys to school possible. (2020)
Post-crash Emergency Response Toolkit
This Post-crash Emergency Response Toolkit was produced with funding support from UK Aid through the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF). It was developed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) as part of its work on improving post-crash emergency care. (2021)
Global Plan: 2nd Decade of Action for Road Safety
This Global Plan has been developed by the World Health Organisation and the United Nations Regional Commissions, in cooperation with partners in the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration and other stakeholders, as a guiding document to support the implementation of the Decade of Action 2021–2030 and its objectives. (2021)
The Safe System Approach in Action
Building on the deliberations of a joint ITF–World Bank Working Group, this report proposes a framework for designing, implementing and assessing projects with a Safe System focus. In addition, it draws on lessons from real-world case studies to offer guidance on implementing Safe System interventions. (2022)
Key resources for safe and sustainable transport can also be found using these links:
- FIA Foundation
- FIA Action for Road Safety
- World Health Organisation
- UN Resolutions
- International Road Traffic Accident Database
- IRAP’s Road Safety Toolkit
- International Road Transport Union (IRU)
- European Transport Safety Council
- Driving for Better Business
- PIARC Road Safety Manual
- Global Road Safety Partnership Advocacy Resource Centre
- Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety
- Global Initiative for Child Health & Mobility
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