High Volume Transport

Vital transport research to ensure accessible, affordable and climate friendly transport for all.

Tackling Africa’s road safety and emissions from the source (T-TRIID)


To improve the safety of older vehicles in Uganda, many of which are used imports running on old roads, subject to no inspections. Also to enable better collection of data on vehicular emission and road deaths to inform policy on transport safety and pollution control.

Potential Impact

To establish a structured vehicle maintenance regime, to collect safety and emissions data which would support policy reforms and community capacity building.


Conducting research into safer and cleaner technologies whilst providing training, support and resources to local mechanics to enable them to carry out sustainable maintenance on vehicles and cut emissions.

This is being done through:


The project aims to influence policy makers around clean air reform while supporting steps towards introducing meaningful standards and regulations in vehicle safety.