Evaluation of a five-year Bloomberg Global Road Safety Program in Turkey

GUPTA S., HOE C., ÖZKAN T., Lajunen T. J., VURSAVAS F., SENER S., ...More

PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.144, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 144
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.puhe.2017.01.013
  • Journal Name: PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Keywords: Road safety, Monitoring and evaluation, Turkey, Low- and middle-income countries, SEAT-BELT USE, MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Turkey was included in the Bloomberg Philanthropies funded Global Road Safety Program (2010-14) with Ankara and Afyonkarahisar (Afyon) selected for interventions to manage speed and encourage seat-belt use. The objectives of this study are to present the monitoring and evaluation findings of seat-belt use and speed in Afyon and Ankara over the five years and to assess overall impact of the program on road traffic injury, and death rates in Turkey.