Commitment is not enough—road safety needs action. Following the #SpeakUp campaign and in the run up to the Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety 2020, the Alliance has launched #CommitToAct.
#CommitToAct supports NGOs in pushing their local and national governments to make clear, meaningful, and specific commitments for road safety actions at policy, implementation, and enforcement levels, and then to track and highlight these commitments. These commitments can be big or small, but what matters is that they are acted on.
Commit to road safety actions
Act on the commitment
How can you get involved with #CommitToAct?
#CommitToAct brings together several elements. Click on each item to find out more.
- People’s Survey: Take the People’s Survey. The survey will collect the experiences and impact of road crashes as seen from the eyes of citizens around the world, to show decision makers why they must #CommitToAct. Take the survey and encourage your friends, family, and everyone you know to complete it too. Your voice can change the world! You can currently access the survey in three languages, with others to be added.
- People’s Declaration: Sign the declaration, based on the NGO declaration handed to the Government of Sweden at the Global Meeting, to demand that government leaders around the world COMMIT to putting people first and ACT to save lives on roads worldwide through evidence-based best practices. Available in:
- #CommitToAct Day: Organize a #CommitToAct day outside your government building to call on your leaders to take action for safer roads.
- Commitment Tracker: COMING SOON. Tell us about the commitments that your government has made and how you are tracking their progress. The commitment tracker will be an online tool to monitor progress, celebrate commitments that have been converted into action, and highlight those commitments where progress has stalled.
- #CommitToAct Banners: Use our social media banners to help spread the #CommitToAct message, raise awareness about the crisis on our roads, and share the People’s Survey and People’s Declaration.
- Round the World Roundtables: Find out what the Round the World Roundtables are and how to run one; also read about Round the World Roundtables that have happened so far.
- Preparing for Sweden: Make sure that your government ministers show road safety leadership by attending the Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety and register your interest to attend.
- Activation in Sweden: This will be held on 18 February 2020, back-to-back with the Ministerial Conference in Sweden. The results of the People’s Survey will be presented and a call will be made for government leaders to #CommitToAct. This will be followed by an interactive public exhibition at Stockholm Central Station.
See Lotte Brondum, our Executive Director, explain #CommitToAct here: