The municipality of Alandroal is a local power institution serving a population of approximately 6,187 inhabitants, distributed by a total of 6 parishes, N. Sra. da Conceição, N. Sra. do Loreto, S. Pedro, Capelins, Santiago Maior e S. Brás dos Matos. It administers a total area of approximately 544.86 Km².
With the objective of sensitizing and improving the behaviour of the population towards public road traffic, the Alandroal municipality will in the next 3 years organize the following actions:
1 - Development of the municipal road traffic safety plan, until the end of 2011, with the municipal services and the related institutions and security services.
2 - Development of an action plan for the local schools with the theme Traffic and Road Safety, in partnership with the National Republican Guard (GNR). Target population: kindergarten children and primary school students 173 kindergarten children 115 primary school students.
The content of the classes shall focus on the road environment: a) Pedestrians b) Bicycles c) Safety in vehicles
3 - Sensitizing and informing drivers and the general public about road safety through the publication of articles regarding road safety on the municipality's website and in the municipal bulletin.
4 - Improve traffic signage, avoiding problems in the road signage of the municipal roads by lack of signs and since some signs become obsolete or disappear.