In this section, we explore the most important part of road safety – the driver. Learn about rules of the road, consequences for problem drivers, classes of drivers’ licences, and helpful resources.



When you’re travelling on foot, road safety is still number one. Learn how to stay alert and be seen while crossing the street and walking near traffic. Road-wise pedestrians are safe pedestrians.



Road Safety for motorcyclists is key, as they require balancing skills and greater control as compared to car driving. A motorcycle and the rider are also less visible and can be easily missed on the road.



When you’re riding your bicycle, the same regulations apply to you as other road users. Learn how to share the road, what safety equipment to wear, and how best to protect yourself as a cyclist.

Road Safety Issues

Every year, hundreds of people are killed in traffic collisions. Every one of those people was someone’s family member or friend. The long-term goal for road safety our countries is to have a ‘Safe System’ where there are zero serious injuries or deaths on our roads. The Towards Zero Strategy will help us on our journey. Towards Zero incorporates the Safe System, which aims to improve road safety through five cornerstones: Safer Road Use; Safer Roads and Roadsides; Safer Speeds; Safer Vehicles and Post-Crash Care. Towards Zero East Africa will focus on all road users and the various road safety issues through the five cornerstones.

Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle…


Drunk Driving

Stay alive by knowing how much is too much. It means safer roads for all of us. Learn about the consequences of alcohol and drug-impaired driving and helpful educational material.



The difference of a few kms per hour can mean the difference between life and death. The faster someone is driving, the less time they have to stop if something unexpected happens.

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