Projects

World Health Day Road Safety Package

1. With support from DANIDA, URRENO teamed-up with Ministry of Works and Transport,  Ministry of Health, Kampala City Council, Injury Control Centre, the media and Uganda Police to carry out a World Health Day road safety package which included; public awareness rising, driver training, road safety education, road safety exhibitions and demonstrations.

World Health Day Road Safety Package

Road Safety Assessment

2. URRENO Carried out Road Safety assessment in two urban schools ofs St Peters Nsambya and Railways Primary Schools to ascertain road safety situation. The team assessed Nsambye-Kabalagala Road and the Road passing the upper gate of St Peters Primary school.

National Road Safety Action Plan Phase One

3. URRENO in association with TRL, SweRoad of Sweden and Leeds School of Medicine were contracted by the government of Uganda with funding from the World Bank to carry out the National Road Safety Action Plan Phase One. The scope of consultancy services included; production of Engineering Design Manuals, production of the Highway Code, preparation of Training Curricula for Driver Instructors and Drivers, development of Road Safety Education as part of the primary school curriculum from P1 – P4, conducting a feasibility study on the establishment of a Road Safety Unit/ Road Safety Authority, conducting a study on the requirements for Accident Trauma Research, conducting a Feasibility Study on establishment of a Public Emergency Ambulance System in Kampala and training of casualty personnel in emergency and acute health care.

National Road Safety Action Plan Phase One

Kampala Urban Traffic Improvement Plan

4. URRENO in association with RITES Limited from India, Kagga & Partners Uganda Limited and Rank Consult (u) Limited were contracted by Kampala City Council of Uganda to carry out the Kampala Urban Traffic Improvement Plan with funding from World Bank.

Helmet and Alcohol use Regulations

5. URRENO in partnership with the Global Road Safety fund are implementing a two year project on helmet and alcohol use regulations. The project aims at reducing road traffic fatalities and injuries by strengthening the legislation policy and action on helmet use and drink drive limit through advocating for legal reviews, harmonized policy reform, effective enforcement and public awareness for more reliable and sustained compliance.

Helmet and Alcohol use Regulations

Implementation of LEARN project

6. URRENO in partnership with the International Road Federation (IRF) and the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety with funding from Total Foundation is coordinating the implementation of LEARN project. The coordination is aimed at creating and promoting ownership and sustainability of the LEARN initiative at the country level through self-driven and relevant data activities that are aligned to the priorities of LEARN project.

Commercial Motorcyclist (Boda Boda) road safety training project

7. URRENO, through the World Bank Small Grants Programme, carried out a one-year commercial motorcyclist (Boda Boda) road safety training project. This project covered one division of Kampala City, Nakawa Division and was a participatory sensitization programme in line with URRENO policy and objectives.

Commercial Motorcyclist (Boda Boda) road safety training project

“I AM ON THE ROAD”

8. With funding from Barclays Bank Uganda, URRENO organized a TV Program “I AM ON THE ROAD” which was part of road safety education program aimed at educating children about road safety. The program was voted the best educative TV program for young children in Uganda.

Shell Traffic School

9. In partnership between Shell Uganda Limited, URRENO developed a project to utilize the Shell Traffic School, a well designed area with a simulation of a real Traffic/Road environment (Street, Road Signs, Road Materials, Zebra Crossings etc) at Bugolobi in Kampala.

Shell Traffic School

Road Safety Clubs

10. URRENO piloted Road Safety Clubs in 10 Kampala schools to spearhead road safety through Community Participation approaches for cost effectiveness. Road safety education through Road Safety Club Systems was seen as an appropriate means of empowering school children to learn, practice and manage their road safety affairs to reduce the exposure to risk on roads. This project was to empower Kampala school going children to reduce their exposure to traffic problems.

About URRENO

Uganda Road Accident Reduction Network Organization (URRENO) is a Ugandan, non political, not for profit, Non Governmental Organisation that was established in 1995 and acquired a legal mandate in 1996.

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