Road Safety Guidelines for the Asian and Pacific Region

Publication | June 2003
  • US$75.00 (paperback)

This Road Safety Guidelines for the Asian and Pacific Region has been developed as part of a regional technical assistance project (RETA 5620: Regional Initiatives in Road Safety) funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The purpose of the Guidelines is to provide a source of reference and guidance to the region's senior decision makers with responsibility for road safety. The Executive Summary provides an overview of the problems and actions that need to be taken in each sector to address road safety issues effectively in the Asian and Pacific region. This publication has been designed as a series of self-contained documents that can be extracted for discussion and distribution.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction and Background
  • Road Safety Trends in the Asian and Pacific Region
  • Road Safety Action Plans and Programs
  • Coordination and Management of Road Safety
  • Road Accident Data Systems
  • Road Safety Funding and the Role of the Insurance Industry
  • Safe Planning and Design of Roads
  • Improvement of Hazardous Locations
  • Road Safety Education of Children
  • Driver Training and Testing
  • Road Safety Publicity and Campaigns
  • Vehicle Safety Standards
  • Traffic Legislation
  • Traffic Police and Law Enforcement
  • Emergency Assistance to Road Accident Victims
  • Road Safety Research
  • Road Accident Costing
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Transport
  • Roads and Highways
  • Transport safety
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