Alliance welcomes six new members in February 2016

The Alliance is excited to welcome the six new members who joined the Alliance in February.

Save the Nation Association is a nonprofit based in Ethiopia that works in traffic crash and injury prevention. They aim to reduce the high rate of traffic-related injuries and fatalities in Addis Ababa and other regions of Ethiopia by raising awareness and providing training and education to the most vulnerable.

Highway Safety Initiative works in Nigeria with a focus on advocacy and public education. They advocate for improved road infrastructure at all levels of governance in Nigeria and conduct wide-scale public awareness campaigns on risk areas, including drink driving and speeding.

Arrive Alive has been working toward the reduction of fatal traffic crashes in Trinidad & Tobago for more than a decade. Through partnerships with both the public and private sectors, Arrive Alive spreads education and awareness through community outreach programs, educational workshops in schools, and lobbying for comprehensive road safety policy.

Trek Medics International, based in the United States, aims to reduce the incidence of premature death and disability from preventable causes by improving access to reliable emergency care and transport in resource-limited settings. Over the last decade, Trek Medics has worked to strengthen emergency medical services (EMS) systems in more than 25 countries.

Usalama Watch Initiative, based in Kenya, works to promote road safety and provide support to road traffic crash victims. Their current programs include road safety education in schools, legislative advocacy, and training workshops for motorcycle and public service vehicle operators around the country.

E-Consumer Protection Association in Algeria works to develop safety technology for road traffic systems. They develop strategies for effective implementation of this technology through proper planning and policy and are engaged in crash data collection.

Please stop by the new members’ profiles on our website for more information about the important work these NGOs do to promote safer roads and reduce traffic-related injuries and fatalities around the world.