This section of the website contains links to guidelines on evaluation, produced by a wide range of UK and international organisations. Most of the guidelines are not specific to road safety, but they are a very useful resources. If you know of any other guidelines you think should be included here, email us the details through the contact us page.
The Importance of Evaluation: A Guide for Senior Managers
A guide for senior managers to highlight the importance of including evaluation in their interventions and programmes.
RoSPA January 2019
Designing Evidence Based Interventions: A Guide for Practitioners
A step by step guide for practitioners of how to design an evidence based road safety intervention.
RoSPA March 2017
Evaluation Guide for Managing Occupational Road Risk
An evaluation guide on how to evaluate projects that are delivered as part of wider MORR strategies.
RoSPA March 2015
DfT Evaluation Team
The Department for Transport's evaluation team works across a wide range of strategic and cross-cutting policy areas to develop and implement the Department's evaluation strategy. This web page contains links to useful guides and reports.
The Magenta Book is HM Treasury guidance on evaluation for Central Government, but is also useful for policy makers in local government, charities and the voluntary sectors. It sets out the key issues to consider when designing and managing evaluations, and the presentation and interpretation of evaluation results.
HM Treasury, April 2011
Evaluating local PREVENT projects and programmes
Guidelines for local authorities and their partners and Resource pack for local authorities and their partners.
Department for Communities and Local Government, August 2009
A Guide to Social Return on Investment
Cabinet Office, April 2009
Evaluation tool for road safety campaigns
Belgian Road Safety Institute, March 2009
Road Safety Communication Campaigns: Manual for Design, Implementation and Evaluation (Abridged Version)
Publications Office of the European Union, 2010
Evaluation Guidance for Practitioners
A Practical Guide to Evaluating Drug Education and Prevention Services for Young People
Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (DEPIS), March 2005
Ex Ante Evaluation
A Practical Guide for Preparing Proposals for Expenditure Programmes.
European Commission, December 2001
A practical guide to project evaluation, produced by Dorset County Council
Guidance on Evaluation and Review for DFID Staff
Department for International Development (DFID), July 2005
A Little Book of Evaluation
Connexions, October 2001
Guidance for transport impact evaluations
Choosing an evaluation approach to achieve better attribution.
Tavistock Institute in consultation with AECOM, March 2010
Addressing the challenges for evaluation and learning in community-led health
Practical Briefing Paper.
NHS Health Scotland and Evaluation Support Scotland, January 2009
Workbook for Designing a Process Evaluation
Georgia State University, July 2002
Logic mapping: hints and tips guide
This guide to logic mapping has been developed with the aim of giving more in-depth advice on developing logic maps to inform the planning, design and evaluation of transport interventions.
Department for Transport, October 2010
Safe Routes To School Evaluation Toolkit
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
EU Road Safety Toolbox
European Commission, 2010