NTU as the lead of the consortium has been short-listed for the EU funded project "Implementation of the regional road safety Action Plan for the Neighbourhood East and Central Asia", EuropeAid/133698/C/SER/Multi. The objective of this project is the implementation of the TRACECA Regional Road Safety Action Plan, ensuring that the corridor transport system actively promotes the safety, security and protection of users, property, general public and the environment that might be involved in or affected by this system. NTU will have to perform the following tasks: · To complement the Regional Road Safety Action Plan with recommendations regarding Turkmenistan. · To support the beneficiary countries with the accession, ratification and implementation of the following UNECE agreements: 1. European Agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road (ADR) (1957) 2. Agreement concerning the adoption of uniform technical prescriptions for wheeled vehicles, equipment and parts which can be fitted and/or be used on wheeled vehicles and the conditions for reciprocal recognition of approvals granted on the basis of these prescriptions (1958) 3. Convention on Road Traffic (1968) 4. Convention on Road Signs and Signals (1968) 5. European Agreement concerning the work of crews of vehicles engaged in international road transport (AETR) (1970) 6. European Agreement on main international traffic arteries (AGR) (1975) 7. Agreement concerning the adoption of uniform conditions for periodical technical inspections of wheeled vehicles and the reciprocal recognition of such inspections (1997) · To support the beneficiary countries in developing and implementing technical programmed activities to improve and guarantee on a continuous basis road and vehicle safety in accordance with international standards. · Proper dissemination of the project results.