Assessment of Road Safety Awareness and Knowledge among Drivers and Community People A Baseline Study

Executive summary


This baseline study was initiated by the Research and Evaluation Division at BRAC. Underlying the aim of BRAC road safety programme is to achieve zero fatal road accident. To understand this dynamic of road accident with the purpose of prevent its occurrence to satisfied level, the community centric existing knowledge was assessed in the study areas. The baseline survey involved the participants from community members, students a drivers of both motor and non-motor vehicles. However, the study intends to understand the current status of individual and group level knowledge and attitude of drivers and community members regarding road safety. To map changes over time between baseline and end term periods, the baseline study conducted between two groups of respondents; such as treatment group (the group would be intervened by the programme supports) and control groups (the group would be independent, not supported by the programme). The most significant findings of the baseline study were as follows in regardless to the comparison between treatment and control groups.

Related information

  • Writer Name: Polin Kumar Saha and Mrinmoy Samadder
  • Published Date: Tuesday, 12 December 2017
  • Country: Bangladesh