Welcome to the web portal of the “Observatório de Segurança Viária de Fortaleza” (or simply OSV). The observatory is defined by a physical and virtual environment for the reverberation of the theme related to road safety. The Fortaleza Road Safety Observatory is a pioneering experience in the brazilian state of Ceará that seeks to provide transparency and broaden discussions on the problem of morbidity and mortality in the transit of the capital of Ceará through a partnership with the Municipal Road Safety Committee, a permanent forum with the participation of academics of several universities, governments in different levels, as well as representatives from civil society.

The project is a partnership between Fortaleza City Hall and the University of Fortaleza, through the Research, Development and Innovation Board, with support from the Global Road Safety Partnership, an arm of the International Federation of  the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. In addition to promoting events, discussions and sharing information on social networks, the OSV portal also offers data, technical and academic publications on road safety, as well as official information on road crashes in the urban area of ​​Fortaleza.


The Global Road Safety Partnership, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1999. Our members are leaders of multilateral and bilateral development agencies, governments, businesses and civil society organizations.

The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) Secretariat is headquartered at the headquarters of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in Geneva, Switzerland.

The institution aims to create and support multisectoral road safety partnerships that are involved with the best road safety best practices in countries and communities around the world. We play a powerful role in training and training road safety professionals, actively engage in advocacy at all levels, provide coordinated road safety programs at the global level, and are a recognized specialist source of safety knowledge and best practices. Traffic.

GRSP is one of the partners of the Bloomberg Global Road Safety Initiative and its vision is' a world free of traffic deaths and injuries' and as a mission to promote 'sustainable reduction of deaths and injuries caused by traffic accidents in low-income countries. and average income '.


The road safety public policy developed by the City of Fortaleza is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies through a road safety program, the "Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety." In 2015 the capital of Ceará was one of the ten cities covered by the project and today has a team of specialized technicians and an international network of organizations that support the actions of the municipal public power in improvements in data management, infrastructure, surveillance, education and communication.
The cities of Accra, in Ghana, Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia, Bandung, in Indonesia, Bangkok, in Thailand, Bogotá, in Colombia, Ho Chi Minh,in Vietnam, Shanghai, in China, Mumbai, in India in addition to Fortaleza and São Paulo in Brazil.


WRI Brasil

The World Resources Institute is headquartered in Washington, DC, but operates in Brazil through its regional office in Porto Alegre. They work in sustainable urban transport, urban design, pedestrianization, mass transportation, and sustainability planning.


Global New Car Assessment Program

The Global New Car Assessment Program (Global NCAP) is a registered charity based in London, England. They work in promoting and conducting independent research and collision testing programs in emerging markets where vehicle augmentation is strong, but independent rating information is not yet available.


Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP)

The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) is part of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. They have experience in police training on road safety laws such as drink driving, speeding, and wearing seat belts and helmets.


Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is an academic institution based in Baltimore, Maryland. The school's International Injury Research Unit works to monitor and assess risk factors for road safety interventions as well as to improve post-crash trauma services around the world.


National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)

The Global Designing Cities Initiative of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is a non-profit association based in New York City. NACTO facilitates the exchange of ideas about transportation, perceptions and best practices among major cities, while promoting a cooperative approach to key issues of urban planning, pedestrianization, and road design.


Vital Strategies

Vital Strategies is an international public health organization that specializes in working with governments to plan, implement and evaluate public health initiatives. Vital Strategies is the main link with the city's central office/authority in the BIGRS cities, coordinating the initiative. Vital Strategies will also provide mass media technical assistance to participating cities.


The World Bank-led Global Road Safety Facility

The Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF), a global partnership program of the World Bank, based in Washington DC, aims to address the growing crisis of road deaths and injuries in low- and middle-income countries. GFRS helps countries evaluate high-risk roads, provides technical assistance, financing and consulting services, and makes policy recommendations for multisectoral integration of road safety projects.


World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the health directing and coordinating authority within the United Nations system. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, it is responsible for providing leadership in global health issues, setting the health research agenda, setting standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries, and monitoring and assessing health trends. As part of this program, WHO supports countries to implement and improve compliance with effective road safety legislation and regulations, train road safety journalists, and publish a World Road Safety Report.

Preliminary Report of Fatal Traffic Victims - Fortaleza 2018. This document presents a summary of the main data on the fatal victims of traffic in Fortaleza for the year 2018. (download Preliminary Report of Fatal Traffic Victims)

Preliminary Report of Fatal Traffic Victims - Fortaleza 2017. This document presents a summary of the main data on the fatal victims of traffic in Fortaleza for the year 2017. (download Preliminary Report of Fatal Traffic Victims)

Fortaleza Road Safety Report (2016) - The documents presents both a summary as an analysis of the road safety situation in the city during the period. (download Fortaleza Road Safety Report)

Fortaleza Road Crash Report (2015) - The documents presents a summary of the road crashes in the city during the period.(download Fortaleza  Road Crash Report) 

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