Steering Committee

.   PROF. DR. RASHID JOOMA Principal Investigator & DG Federal Ministry of Health   PROF. DR. MIR SHABBAR ALI Professor and Chairman Urban & Infrastructure Engineering NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi   MR. ASAD JAHANGIR Ex-IG Traffic Police Karachi                 DR. JUNAID RAZZAK: Associate Professor[…]

Contact Us

. Road Traffic Injury Research & Prevention Centre Department of Neurosurgery, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi-75510, Pakistan. Tel: +92-21-99207377 Email: info@roadsafety.pk      

Training and education

Training and education is also carried out by our centre in different sectors. The main idea behind the trainings is to provide road safety awareness among the masses and reduce the number of accidents altogether. The centre also took part in the child road safety education training […]

Geographic Information System

Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer based information system used to digitally represent and analyze the geographic features present on the Earth’ surface and that taking place on it. The GIS system aims to support the trauma data collected in the field hospitals by identifying the exact location where the accident occurred. The latitude[…]

Audit for Black Spot and Corridor

Road Traffic Injury Research & Prevention Centre in collaboration with City District Government, Karachi. A safety audit is a systematic procedure aimed at introducing road safety into road planning, design and road improvement in order to reduce the number of accidents and injuries. Road safety audits can be used in any phase of project from[…]

On-site Accident Investigation

The on-site accident investigation is a vast field that deals with the major accidents occurred in the city. This centre function originated when the non reliability facet of the police data was discovered. To counterfeit the blame game that follows with every major accident it was decided to investigate and then take a deliberate decision.[…]

Engineering Cell

The engineers of RTIR & PC deputed at JPMC are an integral part of the research centre and work in coordination with NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi. Their key responsibility is to identify the major defects related to the geometry, condition and other parameters of the road which are responsible for causing accidents.[…]

Control Room

The need of control room arises to provide a platform where all the information related to road accidents is gathered from different stake holders in order to finalize the causes and related accident causes. The control room is active 12 hours a day and aims at gathering accident related information through liaison with different stake[…]

Data Administration

This centre function comprises of two sections: a) Data Entry b) Data Analysis. The entire trauma data collected from the field hospitals, media, police & different ambulance services is entered in the computers by research assistants then categorized according to the standard format. The data when finally finished and compiled is ready for analysis. The[…]