NEWS & EVENTS


Thailand: Independent National Agency Key to Achieving Road Safety Goals

“My main hope, that would accelerate road safety progress in Thailand in 2021 and toward the Decade of Action 2021–2030, would be to continue advocating for the national road safety agency to be established as an independent, standalone agency,” says Ratana Winther, the Chairperson of AIP Foundation in Thailand.  Road safety falls within the remit […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members

The Alliance is delighted to welcome two new members: Association Prévention Routière, France, has been working on attitudes and sensitization of road users since 1949. It reaches thousands of people every year across France, thanks to its regional and local network, and the active participation of 1,300 volunteers. Among its most recent achievements, the association […]

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Take the Member Survey

As the first Decade of Action ends and the next begins, now is our opportunity to showcase how much the Alliance and its NGOs have grown and prepare ourselves for the next phase. We have commissioned an independent consultant, Dr. Chika Sakashita, to conduct a survey that will review your achievements and how the Alliance’s […]

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Q&A with Transport Community

In September 2019, the Europe Commission, on behalf of Member States, handed a commitment to the Alliance to reduce road deaths and serious injuries by 50% by 2030. The target is supported by the action plans endorsed by the Ministerial Council of the Transport Community in Europe in October 2020. These action plans are managed by Transport […]

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New Guide for Bereaved Families

“ “Losing a child is the worst thing that can happen to any parent, but to lose them where their death could, and should, have been prevented is very hard to accept,” writes Donna Price, Co-Chair of the International Road Victims’ Partnership (IRVP), in its new publication, Writing a Guide for Families Bereaved by Road […]

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New Round: GRSP Road Safety Grants Programme

The Global Road Safety Partnership has announced the launch of the Round 18 Call for Proposals under the Road Safety Grants Programme. In Round 18, GRSP will accept applications for advocacy to strengthen road user policies as well as vehicle safety standards in eligible countries. Safer Road Users: Eligible Countries Applications addressing national level road […]

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Alliance Accelerator Piloted in Uganda

Earlier this month, the Alliance Accelerator was piloted in Kampala, Uganda. The Accelerator will help NGOs to look at road safety challenges with a bottom-up approach, working from the problem to the solution, and utilizing Design Thinking and the Business Canvas Model. The pilot accelerator was attended by seven NGOs, government officials, academics, and media […]

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2020 Highlights

Members In November 2020, the Alliance reached a milestone 250 members in 93 countries. Four further members have joined since then, bringing the total strength of the Alliance to 254 members. 15 new members in 2020 3 new countries: Chile, Dominican Republic, Swaziland Events 2020 was a significant year for road safety, setting the agenda […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members

The Alliance is delighted to welcome the three new members that joined recently. SAFE India’s key working areas are road user awareness and behavior, advocacy for enforcement of road safety policies, Good Samaritan law training, the golden hour concept, and school safety, including training for bus drives, school-level safety committees, a school drivers’ data base, […]

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Commitment to Action in Kyrgyzstan

In 2019, Alliance member Road Safety NGO, Kyrgyzstan undertook a study in the capital city Bishkek. It found that, despite existing legislation requiring all children under the age of 12 to use restraints in front seat, that among more than 9,000 vehicles observed, child seats were registered only in 22 cases. With funding from the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Prince Michael Award Recognizes #CommitToAct Campaign

The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety is delighted that the tireless work of its 250 NGOs around the world on the #CommitToAct campaign has been recognized with a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. Each year, the most outstanding examples of international road safety initiatives are given public recognition through these prestigious awards. […]

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#CommitToAct: Equipping Young Advocates in Capitán Sarmiento

In Argentina, A.C.T.I.V.V.A.S. is equipping a group of young women to use the #CommitToAct campaign to ask local authorities in Capitán Sarmiento, a small city in Buenos Aires province, to intervene on five critical points. The dangers it highlights are: Speeding on streets informally used as racetracks, where drivers have been recorded driving at over […]

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#CommitToAct: Maintaining pressure for 30km per hour

Les Ambassadeurs de la Sécurité Routière (ASR) has a track record of successful government advocacy and mass awareness campaigns. For its #CommitToAct campaign, it is focusing on the issue of 30 km/per hour speed limits outside schools. The campaign demand builds on a commitment received by ASR in the first phase of #CommitToAct in 2019. […]

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Global Roundtable Toward Accountability for Safer Roads

On 1 December 2020, decision makers from Colombia, Vietnam, and the European Union, joined a roundtable organized by the Alliance to discuss progress on commitments that their governments had made as part of the 2019 #CommitToAct campaign and which are featured on the Alliance’s Commitment Tracker. Panelists included Director Luis Felipe Lota and Ms. Maria […]

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