Project goals and objectives
To reduce the number of road traffic accidents and fatalities in Uganda through increased awareness and advocacy for road safety, and to commemorate and honor the victims of road accidents through annual events and activities on the world Day remembrance for road victims.
The specific objectives
To raise awareness about the devastating impact of road accidents on families, communities, and the country as a whole.
To advocate for improved road safety measures, including better infrastructure, education, and enforcement of traffic laws.
To commemorate and honor the victims of road traffic accidents through annual events and activities on the World Day Remembrance for Road Victims.
Conducting road safety awareness campaigns in various regions of Uganda to educate drivers, pedestrians, and other road users about safe driving practices and the importance of following traffic rules and regulations.
Organizing an annual event on the World Day of Remembrance for Road Victims to commemorate and honor the victims of road accidents, including a candlelight vigil, a moment of silence, and speeches from government officials, NGOs, and victims’ families.
Engaging with the media to raise awareness about the event and to promote road safety messages to the public through radio, TV, and social media platforms.
Working with relevant government agencies and NGOs to advocate for improved road safety measures, such as better road infrastructure, the enforcement of traffic laws, and the provision of emergency medical services.
Collaborating with private sector companies and organizations to sponsor and support the project activities and to promote road safety messages to their employees and customers.
Improve road safety measures through painting of zebra crossing and serving of reflectors to motorists.
Painting road markings and signs with reflective paint to increase their visibility at night and in low-light conditions.
Advocating for the installing speed humps and bumps in high-risk areas to reduce the speed of vehicles and prevent accidents.
Advocating for creating designated bike lanes and pedestrian walkways to separate cyclists and pedestrians from motor vehicles.
Providing helmets and other safety gear to motorcyclists and bicyclists, along with education about the importance of using these safety measures.
The project will take place on 19th November 2023 and will run for a year.