Road Safety in Ukraine
Our local road safety partners
In 2012, EASST supported the establishment of Road Safety Support Foundation – a Ukrainian NGO whose aim is to reduce road deaths in Ukraine. Road Safety Support Foundation have successfully delivered projects in a number of key areas including activities with the European Bank for Reconstruction Development, cooperation with the Traffic Police, and promoting the road safety agenda with key stakeholders in the country.
In addition, EASST has supported two successful campaigns in the Ukrainian cities of Odessa and Lviv. In November 2011, EASST provided support to the European Union’s TEN-T Programme pilot project focused on both speeding and seat belt wearing. To read about the success of the project, including videos and media coverage. In the west of Ukraine, EASST supported Lviv City Council during their speed management campaign of August 2010.
Ukraine Road Safety Facts
There are on average 4000 road fatalities every year.
2.5% of GDP is lost due to road traffic collisions.
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Ukraine Road Safety News
EASST encourages partnership working amongst emergency services in Ukraine in order to reduce the high number of road deaths and injuries.
EASST’s Ukrainian partner ‘Road Safety Support Foundation’ begin the second phase of the regional road safety campaign ‘Parents-Drivers’.
On 16th February 2014, the final mission of the major project “Safe Villages Ukraine” supported by the EBRD, EASST and State Road Police Department of Ukraine was carried out by the Road Safety Support Foundation Ukraine.
The parties have committed to work together in order to improve the road safety situation in Ukraine and to reduce the number of road deaths and injuries.
Road Safety Support Foundation collaborate with Training Center “Active Safety Ukraine” and the Kiev National Transport University to bring together top road safety experts under one roof.
Road Safety Support Foundation in partnership with the EBRD, EASST and State Road Police of Ukraine bring the “Safe Villages” project to Kiev.