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Improving road safety in Asia - UNESCAP

Presentation made by Alexander Roehrl, UNESCAP     ...Read more
Type: General Knowledge, Author: UNESCAP, Organization: GRSP, Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Bikesharing in Barcelona

"The Bicing project is a consequence of the mobility policy of the city--its effects on traffic, and as also as sustainable element inside of the mobility of the city," Ramon Ferreiro, an official with Bicing, says. Bicing is Barcelona's way to pacify traffic, prioritize walkers and bicycl ...Read more
Type: Videos, Author: Kirsten Dirksen, Organization: faircompanies.com (USA), Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

Improving road safety education (RSE) INDIA

  The long-term aim of DFID and TRL in this research is to bring about a sustained reduction in injuries to child pedestrians in developing countries by the use of road safety education. ...Read more
Type: General Knowledge, Author: TRL, Organization: GRSP, Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Gender and road safety

This note has been prepared in response to the following request for TI-UP assistance : "We know that most at risk in LDCs are vulnerable road users and that pedestrians account for 40-70% of road fatalities. Do we have a data on the gender break-down for fatalities and injuries for Africa ...Read more
Type: General Knowledge, Author: TI-UP, Organization: GRSP, Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Road Safety

The involvement and impact of road crashes on the poor

  In 2000, the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development funded a research study to update the road crash costing guidelines for low income countries. This study involved conducting household surveys in different locations to estimate the actual incidence as well as t ...Read more
Type: General Knowledge, Author: TRL, Organization: GRSP, Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Road Safety

World report on traffic injury prevention

Road traffic injuries are a major but neglected public health challenge that requires concerted efforts for effective and sustainable prevention. Of all the systems with which people have to deal every day, road traffic systems are the most complex and the most dangerous. Worldwide, an estimated 1.2 ...Read more
Type: General Knowledge, Author: WHO, Organization: GRSP, Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Global status report on road safety

Approximately 1.3 million people die each year on the world's roads, and between 20 and 50 million sustain non-fatal injuries. The Global status report on road safety is the first broad assessment of the road safety situation in 178 countries, using data drawn from a standardized survey. The results ...Read more
Type: General Knowledge, Author: WHO, Organization: GRSP, Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Good practice: Speed management

The third good practice manual jointly prepared by GRSP, WHO, the FIA Foundation and the World Bank, on speed management, was launched by GRSP ahead of the United Nations General Assembly discussion on road safety later this month. Speed has been identified as a key risk factor in road traffic injur ...Read more
Type: General Knowledge, Author: GRSP, Organization: GRSP, Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Baisikeli - bikes for a better life

Baisikeli is swahili for bicycle. Bikes and Africa are our greatest passion. We work to end poverty through low cost mobility; when people living in poverty become more mobile they gain opportunities to create a better life with access to healthcare, education and poverty reduction.   ...Read more
Type: Videos, Author: Henrik Mortensen, Organization: Baisikeli (Denmark), Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

Good practice: Seatbelts and Child Constraints

  The purpose of this manual is to provide advice and examples that will lead to increased use of seat-belts and child restraints as safety devices at a national level. The manual is aimed at policy-makers and road safety practitioners and draws on experience from countries that have succe ...Read more
Type: General Knowledge, Author: FIA-F, Organization: GRSP, Published in 2009
Related theme(s): Road Safety