Country Projects to Strengthen Management and Leadership skills to Address Road Safety

In order to support countries in taking a strategic and results-oriented approach to road safety, RS:Learn is supporting local interventions in five pilot countries in Brazil, China, Dominican Republic, India and South Africa. 

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Activities

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The Safer Roads for Gurugram Initiative was launched in India in December 2017 with public and private sector partners, including the Government of Haryana, AB InBev, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute (CSIR-CRRI), DLF Foundation, Apollo Tyres, the Indian Road Safety Campaign (IRSC) the Safe Road Foundation (SRF), All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), Ola Cabs and Pepsi Co., supported by the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). This Initiative brings together the expertise of different groups to contribute to identifying practical solutions that improve road safety.

As part of the “Safer Roads for Gurugram” Initiative, a Working Group (WG) was constituted in January 2018 to share best practices, identify joint actions, and leverage the expertise of the members. 

To contribute to advance Road Safety in India, with the support of AB InBev and the Safer Roads for Gurugram Initiative and in collaboration with CSIR - Central Road Research Institute of India, a Multi-Stakeholder Action Plan: Road Safety Remedial Measures for Gurugram City Road Network”has been donated to the Government of Haryana, providing actions stakeholders may take to improve road safety and save lives in Gurugram. It includes the findings of a road safety audit for the district of Gurugram, identifies critical areas for at-risk road users in Gurugram, and synthesized a number of ways to improve road safety in the district.