Safely Connected: A Regional Road Safety Strategy for CAREC Countries, 2017-2030 | Asian Development Bank

Safely Connected: A Regional Road Safety Strategy for CAREC Countries, 2017-2030

Institutional Document | February 2017

A new framework for road safety aims to halve the number of fatalities on CAREC road corridors by 2030 (compared to 2010).

Road accidents are the sixth leading cause of death in Central Asia., with a road traffic death rate of 10 to 25 per 100,000. A framework is needed for Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) member countries to effectively implement CAREC’s commitment to road safety. CAREC’s strategy envisions making its road corridors safe, efficient, and attractive to motorists. The target is to halve the number of CAREC road corridor fatalities by 2030—translating to 23,000 lives saved and 250,000 serious injuries prevented annually.

The strategy builds upon existing strengths within the region, addresses gaps, utilizes good practice, and mitigates risks. This publication embodies the CAREC countries’ commitment to make road safety a priority.

Contents 

  • Tables, Figures, and Map
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Development of the CAREC Road Safety Strategy
  • Vision Statement
  • Targets
  • Achieving the Vision: Key Principles
  • Strategic Directions
  • Action Plans to Support Road Safety
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Delivery: Shared Responsibility
  • Appendixes