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Table 1 Major RTI interventions in Peru assessed through in-depth interviews

From: Evaluation of interventions on road traffic injuries in Peru: a qualitative approach

Intervention Main intervention (content) Implementer Declared target group Actual coverage Existing M&E system Main challenge for effective implementation
Zero Tolerance Compulsory technical review of vehicles at departure point and driver alcohol screening Ministry of Transport National Lima and a few other cities No Limited logistics and ineffective enforcement
Strategic plan on road safety A comprehensive set of road safety interventions to be implemented during 2007-2011 period Various ministries National Scattered and limited implementation No Non-binding technical plan, without effective political commitment for actual implementation
Educational Program on road safety Training of primary and secondary teachers on road safety educational messages Ministry of Education National Unknown Unavailable Disregard of evidence showing lack of impact of isolated education interventions
Alcohol-impaired driving program Random use of breath-testing devices at different road points Police National Unknown No Limited logistics and ineffective enforcement
Touring school on road safety Educational campaigns for 8-12 years children Not-for profit private sector Regional (Lima and Callao) Unknown Unavailable Disregard of evidence showing lack of impact of isolated education interventions
Local educational programs on road safety Educational campaigns for different target groups Regional and local governments District and province level across the country Unknown No Disregard of evidence showing lack of impact of isolated education interventions
Local traffic planning programs Varying set of regulations for limiting traffic of motor vehicles Regional and local governments District and province level across the country Unknown No Lack of clear objectives and goals during planning and implementation phases
  1. M&E: Monitoring and evaluation
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