Publications

These select publications have been developed jointly by multiple partner agencies of the UN Road Safety Collaboration or in some cases by individual partner agencies. The publications do not necessarily reflect the views or stated policy of other participating partner organizations, agencies or institutions.

Transport for health: the global burden of disease from motorized road transport (2014)

This report documents the combined impact on health of road traffic crashes and air pollution from vehicles and offers practical actions countries can take to improve transportation, air quality and road safety data.

Pedestrian safety: a road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners (2013)

This good practice manual provides practical information on how to plan, implement and evaluate a pedestrian safety programme.

Advocating for road safety and road traffic injury victims: a guide for nongovernmental organizations (2012)

This guide offers NGOs guiding principles and strategic approaches for more targeted advocacy.

Youth and road safety action kit (2012)

This publication aims to introduce young people to road safety issues, and provides practical advice and resources to help young road safety advocates implement road safety projects.

Country guidelines for the conduct of road safety management capacity reviews and the specification of lead agency reforms, investment strategies and safe system projects (2011)

This manual provides practical guidance for strengthening country road safety institutional and management capacity that will greatly contribute to turning existing road safety knowledge and practice into practical measures that are implemented and evaluated.

Data systems: a road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners (2010)

This manual provides practical guidance for establishing data systems that will improve measurement of a country's road traffic injury problem, facilitate selection of evidence-based interventions, and allow for better evaluation of progress.

Seat-belts and child restraints: a road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners (2009)

The manual is a practical guide to implementing, enforcing and evaluating seat-belt and child restraint programmes, and consists of a series of 'how to' modules.

Speed management: a road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners (2008)

This Speed management manual proposes simple, effective and low-cost solutions to excessive and inappropriate speed that can be implemented on a national or local level.

Drinking and driving: a road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners (2007)

A good practice manual proposing simple, effective and low-cost solutions to prevent drinking and driving that can be implemented on a national or local level.

Helmets: a road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners (2006)

Practical advice to road safety practitioners on how to achieve a much higher proportion of users of two-wheeled vehicles wearing helmets


Resolutions and UN Secretary-General's reports

Contact

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