Planning and Design to support Safe Transport including Provisions for NMT -The African Experience. Presentation by Paul Kwamusi Road Safety Coordinator, Africa FIA Foundation US/Africa Workshop. Arusha , Tanzania. Presentation Outline. Road safety characteristics in Africa
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Planning and Design to support Safe Transport including Provisions for NMT-The African Experience
Presentation by Paul Kwamusi
Road Safety Coordinator, Africa
www.fco.gov.ukTravel advisory on Uganda
Road safety in Africa
R. Safety Funds
Accidents in Africa are generally rising!
Case study is Uganda
Regional Forecast for Growth in Road Traffic Fatalities
Road Safety: has been ignored
as an African Policy Issue
Accidents in Developed countries are declining
Due to safer designs and other interventions
Accident rate in selected African Countries
Un welcome in Urban areas
Need more than a vehicle space
NMT users are major victims of Road deaths in Kenya.
NMT users are major victims of Road deaths in
It is Time for Action
Decade for Road safety action 2010-2020.
Creating Vaccines for Roads - iRAP
Building on successful programmes in the EU, USA,
and Australia, iRAP is an innovative and transparent
system of road inspection to encourage governments
to apply safer road design countermeasures that
promote self-explaining and forgiving roads. It has
run pilot projects in Chile, Costa Rica, Malaysia
& South Africa showing positive cost benefit ratios.
For pedestrians in urban areas
Express way in South Africa
For Africa’s growing traffic
Express way in Abuja, Nigeria
For reduced traffic conflicts
Separation of fast traffic from the slow one in China
For Africa’s 2 and 3 wheelers