The event brings together ministers, policy makers, experts, practitioners, consultants, contractors, civil engineers, manufacturers, software developers, solution providers, researchers and academics in the infrastructure and transport sector.
Road traffic deaths continue to rise with annual fatalities of 1.35million people.
The 26th World Road Congress, whose theme is “Connecting Cultures, Enabling Economies”, will take place from the 6th to 10th October 2019.
The forum is the first of its kind to be held in the continent and will bring together government institutions and organizations, experts, economic actors, public and private companies, NGOs from the African continent working for road safety.
The guide will help road safety institutions and governments formulate interventions to improve safety of children to and from school has been launched.
The countries agreed on 12 targets aligned to the five of the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020.
The crash tests were conducted during the launch of the Safer Cars for Africa campaign in Cape Town.
Cars tested in the campaign by Global NCAP and AA South Africa include the Volkswagen Polo Vivo, Datsun Go+, Toyota Etios, Renault Sandero and Chery QQ3.