Road Safety Program Project title

Report
Handicap International Belgium
Regional Workshop
Project: Road Safety Research
By: Gnim Chandara
8-September- 2010
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Content
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Project background
Key success
Challenges/difficulties
Lesson learnt
Conclusion and recommendation
Questions
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Project Background
• Road Safety Research has been Established in
2008, The Road Safety Programme recognizes
its importance to develop more effective road
safety measures and strategy and to improve
knowledge about factors contributing to road
crashes.
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Project Background
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Objective:
To enhance road safety policies and strategies of partners and
stakeholders in Cambodia by conducting and promoting nationally and
internationally-recognized research.
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Partners:
- National Road Safety Committee (NRSC)
- Transport Research Institute (IMOB)
- John Hopkins University (JHU)
- Coalition for Road Safety (CRY)
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Project Background
Expected Results
• Appropriate strategies based on research are
developed for improving road safety policies and
programmes
• The capacity of local NGO to design and carry out
road safety research is increased and road safety
library is set up;
• Coordination with national and international road
safety research agencies is improved through the
dissemination of information;
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Project Background
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Previous Research support
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A research on sociological analysis of road safety situation in Cambodia
focusing on historical, cultural and political aspects
Road safety post awareness assessment focusing on helmet prepared
by an independent company (Solidus).
An assessment on drink driving carried out by HIB in conjunction with
CRY.
Road safety post awareness assessment focusing on drink driving
Cost Analysis on Road Crashes in Cambodia 2009 by HIB and technical
Assistant from IMOB
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Project Background
• Current Research Support
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Helmet Observation by HIB and JHU
Drink driving Observation by traffic police, HIB, and JHU
Research on Speeding
Road site survey by HIB and JHU
Research on Vehicle Kilometer
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Project Background
• Future Research Support
1. Study on Vulnerable Road User
2. study on linkage between disability and road
crash
3. Household survey regarding helmet using and
drink driving
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Key Success
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Appropriate strategies based on research are developed for the
improvement of road safety activities;
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The capacity of HIB staff and local NGO to design and carry out road
safety research has increased;
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Coordination with national and international road safety research
agencies has improved through the dissemination of information (WHO,
CRY, NRSC, MOI, MOH…);
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Challenges/Difficulties
• Limited human resource in road safety research (lack
of skill and document)
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Lesson Learnt
• Technical assistance from specific research institute
helps implement and increase knowledge in road
safety research;
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Conclusion/Recommendation
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Collaborate with specific research institute (IMOB) and
local NGO will make the project successful;
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Provide more trainings on Road Safety and research
methodology will increase the capacity to carry out
research project;
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Questions
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How this project can be adopted in other countries?
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what kind of support/skill that our team can provide to
other countries?
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is there any other external support that is needed for this
project to be improved?
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