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Road Safety Fund

Introduction

Established in April 2018, the United Nations Road Safety Fund (UNRSF) aims to help low- and middle-income countries put in place effective national road safety systems in order to (a) substantially curb the number of fatalities and injuries from road crashes, and (b) reduce economic losses resulting from them... Read more >

Key areas of work

In focus

Excessive and inappropriate speed is one of the most important factors contributing to road fatalities and injuries in many countries. For the Philippines, the WHO Global Status Report on Road Safety 2018 rated national speed limit law enforcement at only 5 out of 10, indicating a critical gap and highlighting an opportunity for targeted efforts.

The UN Road Safety Fund is supporting concrete action to address this situation through a speed management project, establishing and building the capacities of a core group of law enforcement personnel from different agencies who will provide practical speed enforcement training at the district level. [read more]

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