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DP3 Publications Brochure: A Wealth of Knowledge

Throughout the Third Development Plan (DP3), a multi-year work program spanning 2016-2021, SSATP focused on supporting member countries with developing sound transport strategies and policies to…

September 30, 2022

Road Safety
A Study of Road Safety Lead Agencies in Africa

Road traffic fatalities and injuries are a global concern acknowledged in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an African concern acknowledged in the African Road Safety Charter,…

May 30, 2022

Road Safety Observatory
Africa Status Report on Road Safety 2020

The status report summarizes the findings of the first original data collection effort for road safety on the African continent, reporting on the harmonized set of road safety indicators for 26…

February 10, 2022

Road Safety Observatory
Road Safety Data in Africa: A Proposed Minimum Set of Road Safety Indicators for Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting

The report covers the process that was undertaken to develop a set of harmonized road safety indicators for African countries to collect and monitor. This process ultimately led to the establishment…

December 31, 2021

Road Safety
Road Safety Strategies for African Cities: A Guide to Development

This report serves as a guide for preparing city road safety strategies which are capable of significantly and sustainably improving road safety in African cities and building commitment amongst…

December 31, 2021

Road Safety
Road Safety Culture in Africa: Results from the ESRA2 Survey in 12 African Countries

In collaboration with Vias Institute and Groupe Renault, SSATP contributed to this report, which examines the road safety culture in 12 African countries.  ESRA (E-Survey of Road Users’ Attitudes) is…

December 30, 2021

Road Safety
PRESENTATION: Used Vehicles and the Environment - A Global Overview of Used Light Duty Vehicles

During the "Safer and Cleaner Used Vehicles for Africa" webinar held on April 8, 2021, Jane Akumu - the African Cleaner Mobility Focal Point of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - …

April 08, 2021

Road Safety
PRESENTATION: Used Vehicles Exported to the African Continent

During the "Safer and Cleaner Used Vehicles for Africa" webinar held on April 8, 2021, Marietta Harjono - Coordinating Specialist to the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) at…

April 08, 2021

Road Safety Observatory
Understanding and Bridging the Differences Between Country-reported and WHO-estimated Road Traffic Fatality Data

This document attempts to explain the disparity between WHO estimates and country-reported data on road traffic fatality and provide suggestions on what steps countries can take to strengthen their…

July 19, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
Final Report on Recommendations for Harmonized Definitions of Road Crash Data in Euro Med Partner Countries

Following a detailed diagnoses of road crash data systems in the region, the objective of this report is the analysis of international good practice regarding road safety data definitions and…

April 19, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
Guide for Road Safety Opportunities and Challenges: Low- and Middle-Income Country Profiles

The Guide for Road Safety Opportunities and Challenges: Low- and Middle-income Country Profiles gives a precise assessment on the magnitude and complexity of road safety challenges faced by low- and…

February 19, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
Recommendations for a Common Data Collection System and Definitions

The objective of the report is to provide recommendations and guidelines for a minimum set of harmonised data collection procedures and standard definitions that could be applied in the short- to…

January 18, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
3rd Multi-Country Workshop on Improving Civil Registration and Vital Statistics: Mortality from Road Crashes in Africa

This document summarizes attendees agenda and outcomes of the 3rd joint workshop between WHO and ARSO to address the discrepancies between police-reported and vital registration derived road fatality…

December 10, 2019

Road Safety
Road Safety Pillar - Wrap-Up Presentation at SSATP 2019 Annual General Meeting

Presented by Tawia Addo-Ashong, SSATP's Road Safety Pillar Lead, on November 28, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of the main outcomes…

November 28, 2019

Road Safety
Brief for Research Group Session on Using Data for Decision Making

This workshop shows the need to use data for decision making. It posits the need of the appreciation of the value of the data-driven, evidence-based approach or interventions to road safety (and…

November 27, 2019

Road Safety
Road Safety Pillar C: DP3 Progress & Looking to DP4

Presented by Tawia Addo-Ashong, SSATP's Road Safety Pillar Lead, on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, this presentation provides an overview of the main…

November 27, 2019

Road Safety
Road Safety in the Republic of Tunisia: Current Reforms and Challenges (French PPT)

This presentation entitled "Sécurité routière en Tunisie : Réformes en cours et défis" was made at the SSATP Annual General Assembly in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It presents (i) the importance of…

November 27, 2019

Road Safety
Safe Vehicles in Africa: A Pressing Need for Action

This presentation entitled 'Safe Vehicles in Africa: A Pressing Need for Action' was made by Martin Small at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The presentation posits that…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
African Universities and Road Safety Data, Research and Analysis

Presented by Tawia Addo-Ashong, SSATP's Road Safety Pillar Lead, on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, this presentation makes the case for why data and…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Status of the African Road Safety Charter

Presented by Yonas Bekele on November 26, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of the status of the African Road Safety Charter. It…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Survey Analysis Report - First Results: Evaluating Country Level Adherence to Crash-Related Variables

This presentation entitled 'Survey Analysis Report - First Results: Evaluating Country Level Adherence to Crash-Related Variables' was made by Mustapha Azzouzi at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in…

November 26, 2019

Sustainable Transport
Law & Financing for Sustainable Transport

This presentation entitled 'Law & Financing for Sustainable Transport' was made by Martin Small at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.  The presentation posits that law is…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Regional Centre of Excellence for Road Safety

Presented by Girma Bezabeh (AfDB) at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, this presentation outlines the road safety work of the African Development Bank (AfDB). It provides an…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Engaging Parliamentarians in Improving Road Safety

This presentation entitled 'Engaging Parliamentarians in Improving Road Safety' was made by Evelyn Murphy (WHO) at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It presents the Global…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
UN Road Safety Conventions

This presentation entitled 'UN Road Safety Conventions' was made by Martin Small at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The presentation provides an overview of the priority…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Global Status of Road Safety

This presentation entitled 'Global status of road safety' was made at the 2019 SSATP Annual General Assembly in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It provides statistical data on road fatalities and road…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Africa Road Safety Observatory Online Database-Dropbox

This presentation entitled 'Africa Road Safety Observatory Online Database-Dropbox' was made by Mustapha Azzouzi at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. This document posits…

November 26, 2019

Road Asset Management
Road Management Best Practices: Integrating Road Safety and Asset Management

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Improving Road Safety Through Innovative Street Design

This presentation entitled 'Improving Road Safety Through Innovative Street Design' was made by Chris Kost on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It…

November 25, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
The Contribution of Urban Paratransit Mapping to Road Safety

This presentation entitled 'The Contribution of Urban Paratransit Mapping to Road Safety' was made by Elleni Ashebir, Cities and Urban Mobility Program Manager at the WRI Ross Centre for Sustainable…

November 25, 2019

Road Safety
Challenges of Financing Road Safety in Zimbabwe

This presentation entitled 'Challenges of Financing Road Safety in Zimbabwe' was made by Obio Murambiwa Chinyere, Managing Director of the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe,  at SSATP's Annual…

November 25, 2019

Road Safety
African Road Safety Observatory Meeting

This is the agenda for the African Road Safety Observatory (ARSO) Meeting that took place during SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on November 2019. Agenda items  included,…

November 25, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
Note on the Status of Road Safety Priorities in the Arab Region

In preparation for the 3rd meeting of the UNRSTF Advisory Board, this note summarizes issues related to the magnitude, the management systems in place and data collection-related issues for selected…

August 30, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
Glossary for Transport Statistics: 5th Edition

The new 5th edition comprises 744 definitions and represents a point of reference for all those involved in transport statistics. In this edition, all transport modes chapters have been substantially…

July 11, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
The Data Coordinators Working Group

This document explains the reason why the ARSO data coordinator group was created at the last Annual Meeting of the observatory in Durban, South Africa. It shows the different country represented in…

June 28, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
The Policy Coordinators Working Group

This document entitled "Why the Policy Coordinator " as conveys the title explain the reason why the policy coordinator was created during the last AGM of the observatory in Durban, South Africa. It…

June 28, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
1st ARSO General Assembly

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 1st General Assembly of ARSO held in South Africa, where governance decisions to ratify the Transitional Steering Committee until AU…

June 27, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
Workshop Report on Improving Civil Registration and Vital Statistics: Mortality from Road Crashes in Africa

This document summarizes attendees agenda and outcomes of the 2nd joint workshop between WHO and ARSO to address the discrepancies between police-reported and vital registration derived road fatality…

April 03, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
Final Report on Existing Best Practices, Methods and Tools for Collection and Processing of Reliable Data: Diagnoses of the Current Situation in Euro Med Countries and Recommendations on the Way Forward

Selected countries were sent a questionnaire and subject to detailed consultations to produce a country "diagnoses" in regards to the reliability, comparability, and robustness of existing road crash…

December 01, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
CARE Database: Common Accident Data Set (CaDaS) v3.7

The purpose of CARE system is to provide a powerful tool which would make it possible to identify and quantify road safety problems throughout the European roads.

November 29, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
3rd ARSO Workshop in Marrakesh: Towards the Establishment of a Road Safety Observatory in Africa

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 3rd workshop held in Morocco which culminated in the delivery of ARSO proposed by laws to the AU, approval of a 2019-2021 work plan and…

November 14, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
Workshop for Outlining Strategies for Collecting and Improving Data on Road Traffic Deaths in Africa

This document summarizes attendees agenda and outcomes of the 1st joint workshop between WHO and ARSO to address the discrepancies between police-reported and vital registration derived road fatality…

November 14, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
The Transitional Steering Committee

This document entitled "Why the Transitional Steering Committee " as conveys the title explain the reason why the  transitional steering committee was established  during the last African Road Safety…

November 14, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
Status of Road Safety in the African Region

Based on data collected for the WHO's 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety, this fact sheet summarizes road safety data for 44 African countries, representing 93.7% of the population in the…

August 13, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
2nd ARSO Workshop in Abuja: Towards the Establishment of a Road Safety Observatory in Africa

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 2nd workshop held in Nigeria which had an intense focus on the definition of a minimum number of crash-related variables to be collected…

July 02, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
1st ARSO Workshop in Dakar: Towards the Establishment of a Road Safety Observatory in Africa

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 1st workshop held in Dakar which culminated with a Declaration on the intention to establish an all African countries road safety…

February 20, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
UN Voluntary Global Performance Targets for Road Safety Risk Factors, Service Delivery Mechanisms and Corresponding Indicators

This is a summary of the 12 road safety targets and their corresponding 34 indicators.

January 01, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
Status of Road Safety in the African region

This WHO publication summarizes road safety data for 44 African countries.

January 01, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
Survey Results: Road Safety Data, Data Collection Systems and Definitions

The document summarizes the results of relevant surveys undertaken within the Safer Africa project as well as existing road safety analysis documents in order to assess the current situation of…

October 01, 2017

Road Safety Observatory
Solutions in the Mediterranean

A review of conditions, trends and implications of sustainable mobility solutions in different Mediterranean countries.

October 01, 2016

Road Safety
Managing Road Safety in Africa: A Framework for National Lead Agencies

Africa is currently experiencing the highest per capita rate of road fatalities in the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates the rate of road traffic deaths at 24.1 per 100,000 people…

October 12, 2014

Road Safety
Guidelines for Mainstreaming Road Safety in Regional Trade Road Corridors

This SSATP publication, jointly prepared with the World Bank, provides best practice guidelines for mainstreaming road safety in regional road trade corridors (RTRCs) investment programs in low and…

June 01, 2013

Road Safety Observatory
Data Systems

This manual provides step-by-step guidance to countries wishing to improve a particular aspect of road safety, according to recommendations outlined in the World Report on Road Traffic Injury…

January 01, 2010

Road Safety
Road Safety and Poverty

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Road Safety Development in Africa

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Ministerial Declaration of African Road Safety Conference in Accra, Ghana -- February 8, 2007

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Vienna Conventions on Road Traffic and on Road Signs and Signals: Benefits and Responsibilities of African Countries

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Make Roads Safe: Raising Awareness and Resources for Road Safety in Africa

This presentation was made by David Ward, Director General of the FIA Foundation, at the 4th African Road Safety Congress held in Accra, Ghana on February 5, 2007. During the presentation, he makes…

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Report of the Meeting of the Experts -- 2007 African Road Safety Conference in Accra, Ghana -- February 8, 2007

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
IFRTD Case Study: Traffic Safety of Rural School-Going Children in India

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Policy and Interventions on Road Safety: Zimbabwean Case Study

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Ethiopia: Organizational Arrangement of the Interim National and Regional Road Safety Committees

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
National Road Safety Policies and Plans of Action: The Kenyan Experience

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Preventing Road Traffic Injuries Worldwide: What Works

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Recommendations of African Road Safety Conference in Accra, Ghana -- February 8, 2007

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
The Role of Speed Control in Prevention of Road Traffic Crashes: Experience From Kenya

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
National Policies and Plans of Action: a case study of Ghana

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Road Traffic Injury Data Systems in Ghana: the key to safety improvement and control

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
IFRTD Case Study: Lessons in Rural Road Safety from Peru

December 31, 2006

Road Safety
SSATP Road Safety Questionnaire

August 31, 2005

Road Safety
Terms of Reference - SSATP Road Safety Questionnaire 2005

August 31, 2005

Road Safety
Efforts to Improve Road Safety in Kenya

August 31, 2004

Road Safety Observatory
Minimum Country-level Crash Data

Ground work and several meetings led to the identification of several crash-related variables that all countries should aim to collect.  A smaller selection out of these variables will be shared…

November 01, 1998

Road Safety
Road Safety in Africa: Appraisal of Road Safety Initiatives in Five African Countries

Upon the request of the World Bank, Norway's Institute of Transport Economics appraised the road safety situation and road safety work in five African countries: Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Tanzania…

February 01, 1998

Road Safety
The Economics of Traffic Safety

This note is based on a paper titled Traffic Safety as an Economic Issue of Developing and Industrialized Countries by Jorgen Karthum Hansen, which was presented at the World Bank/USFHWA/3M sponsored…

December 01, 1997

Road Safety
Questionnaire: Evaluating Country Level Adherence to Crash-Related Variables

This presentation entitled 'Questionnaire: Evaluating Country Level Adherence to Crash-Related Variables' was made by Mustapha Azzouzi at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.…

January 01, 1970

Road Safety
IFRTD Study on Various Elements of Rural Transport Safety