Enhancing understanding on safe motorcycle and three-wheeler use for rural transport in Democratic Republic of Congo – Progress Report
This Progress Report details progress between April and July 2019 of the project ‘Enhancing understanding on safe motorcycle and three-wheeler use for rural transport and the implications for appropriate training and regulatory frameworks in DRC’. Strong advancements have been made during the reporting period and all deliverables are on track. The survey of benefits and disbenefits of motorcycles taxis and three-wheeler in rural areas has been translated into French and Lingala and ethical approval has been granted. A review of motorcycle and three-wheeler taxi-related legislation, training and enforcement has been completed. A wide range of stakeholders have been engaged and have shared their insights on motorcycle taxis and three wheelers. The survey was carried out in two Provinces to obtain information from riders, passengers, taxi owners and owners of freight, as well as members of the community who do not use motorcycle or three-wheeler taxis. A total of 296 interviews were successfully completed and the preliminary findings are presented in this progress report.
To read the full report, click below.