Blogs on road safety

  • A roundabout at a dangerous intersection helped the Zhejiang road design achieve the desired 3-star rating.

    Investing in star ratings pays off in road safety

    Published on Tuesday, 19 December 2017

    Star ratings are an internationally recognized, evidence-based approach to guiding design and investment for safer road transport.

  • ADB has helped the Kyrgyz Republic rehabilitate nearly 900 km of roads.

    Road sector reform is about more than roads in the Kyrgyz Republic

    Published on Thursday, 22 June 2017

    Road sector reform is a monumental task that the Kyrgyz government cannot accomplish alone.

  • Afghan contractors will play a greater role in the execution of road works under the transport master plan.

    Why does Afghanistan need a transport master plan?

    Published on Tuesday, 16 May 2017

    The transport master plan aims to help create jobs and enhance connectivity across the country.

  • Motorcycle in rural India

    Indian state to pilot cashless accident trauma insurance

    Published on Monday, 28 November 2016

    If the test is successful, an ADB project will help set up a post-accident response initiative that can be scaled up in Madhya Pradesh and beyond.

  • Sign showing speed limit on a highway in Pakistan.

    Wave a yellow flag to achieve SDG on road safety

    Published on Thursday, 20 October 2016

    If you knew that slowing down a little on your way home from work today might save your life or that of a loved one, would you do it? Please do so, and convince others to halve road deaths and injuries by 2020.

  • I see dead people

    Published on Thursday, 26 June 2014

    I see dead people. No, I don’t mean ghosts like the ones a young Haley Joel Osment could see in the 1999 hit film The Sixth Sense. I mean actual dead bodies. I see them all the time, victims of the seemingly lawless and definitely dangerous free-for-all that is driving on Cambodia’s national roads.