Road safety is a significant and growing burden in Uganda, with the
daily press reporting ever increasing numbers of deaths on the
country’s roads. However, the issue is not getting sufficient attention
and traction. One of the key actors in generating action is the
The project action plan is based on a gap analysis of the current traffic
and road safety act as well as best practice with regards to road
design, construction and maintenance. It thus seeks to address
legislative action: policy development, enactment and
implementation and evaluation.
The legislative action plan will address road safety management in a
sustainable and institutionalised manner addressing challenges such
as stimulating debate in parliament and society on the urgent nature
of action on road safety, the lack of requisite funding needed for road
safety improvement across the United Nations Decade of Action Pillars
and catalyze the action to combat this growing epidemic.