Association for Safe International Road TravelAssociation for Safe International Road Travel
ASIRT is a non-profit, humanitarian organization that promotes road travel safety through education and advocacy. ASIRT provides travelers with road safety information, enabling them to make informed travel choices. ASIRT serves as a resource to gove... Read more
ASIRT is a non-profit, humanitarian organization that promotes road travel safety through education and advocacy. ASIRT provides travelers with road safety information, enabling them to make informed travel choices. ASIRT serves as a resource to governments, corporations, travel organizations, guidebooks, study abroad programs, health/travel clinics and non-governmental organizations. ASIRT helps foster the development of new road safety organizations in other countries.
What We Do ASIRT
alerts travelers to the realities of road use and road culture with comprehensive country-specific Road Travel Reports (RTRs).
raises the awareness of U.S. governmental agencies. ASIRT's efforts have led to an expansion of road travel information in the State Department's country-specific Consular Information Sheets.
works with U.S. embassies to foster collaborative road safety civil society partnerships.
assists the study abroad community in its road safety preparedness and itinerary planning.
acts as a clearinghouse for transferable models of road safety education, advocacy and public awareness strategies.
How We Do It
encourages members of Congress to recommend that the State Department take an active role in raising awareness of the risks of global road travel.
recommends that U.S. embassies worldwide help initiate collaborative efforts between American-based civil society road safety organizations and host country civil society.
works with representatives of foreign governments to demonstrate the importance of transferable models of road safety education and advocacy.
creates satellite ASIRT organizations abroad to promote road safety education and advocacy
develops road safety information in cooperation with the international education community
organizes and participates in road safety forums to raise awareness at study abroad and travel medicine conferences, workshops, travel fairs and public education meetings.