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Prince Michael Backs Global Road Safety Week

24 April 2019 – Looking forward to Global Road Safety Week our royal patron HRH Prince Michael of Kent has made a new film which draws together his thoughts on the week.

Report from the UN Road Safety Collaboration and NGO Alliance meetings

19 April 2019 – Recently, two parallel meetings were held in Chania, Crete. The Sixth Global meeting of the NGO Alliance and the 27th Meeting of the UN Road Safety Collaboration. RoadSafe was a founder member of the alliance which now represents 220 NGOs from 90 countries.

#50by30: A New Target for a Decade of SDG Action for Road Safety

12 April 2019 – The current United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety, despite growth in population and motorisation, has helped slow the increase in road deaths. But in far too many countries the number of people dying or seriously injured in traffic crashes is rising rather than falling.

Amend is awarded the First-Ever WRI Ross Prize for Cities

11 April 2019 – Amend's School Area Road Safety Assessments and Improvements (SARSAI) programme has won the inaugural World Resources Institute (WRI) Ross Prize for Cities, a $250,000 award focusing on urban transformation.

EU agrees on provisional deal on new vehicle safety standards for 2022

29 March 2019 – This week the EU agreed a provisional deal on new vehicle safety standards for 2022. One of the new requirements is to fit an overridable Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) system as standard.

Provisional deal on new European vehicle safety standards

26 March 2019 – New cars, vans, lorries and buses sold in Europe will be fitted as standard with a range of new vehicle safety features, starting in 2022, according to a provisional EU deal on the legislation reached last night in Strasbourg.

Prince Michael International Awards - Nominations

26 March 2019 – Nominations are now open.

Asian Observatory Launched

24 March 2019 – The ITF, the World Bank and FIA have begun work with Asian governments and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the establishment of a regional road safety observatory for Asia.

Sweden 2020 Ministerial Conference

12 March 2019 – Sweden is to host a global ministerial conference on traffic safety in 2020.

ISA essential for EU vehicle safety standards

18 February 2019 – On 21st February, the European Parliament’s Internal Market (IMCO) Committee will vote on critical new EU vehicle safety standards which include a proposal to make overridable ISA a mandatory technology on all new vehicles from 2022.

World Bank Global Road Safety Facility Annual Report

13 February 2019 – The Global Road Safety Facility of the World Bank plays an essential global role in providing funding, guidance, leadership, and technical support for road safety to low and middle- income countries, partner organizations, academia and NGOs, as well as partnering with the private sector on specific initiatives

Global Road Safety Week 5th - 12th May 2019

12 February 2019 – New resources available to support the week.