The 2017 Ethiopian Road Safety Conference, organized by Jimma University and Lucy Consulting Engineers, took place from August 24-25, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The conference was held at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Conference Hall. The conference was the premier meeting for diverse professionals with an interest in improving road safety in Ethiopia. This highly engaging conference was intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, policy makers, industry representatives, students and others. The conference has provided ample resources and exciting opportunities to interact with prominent leaders in the sector giving participants the chance to greatly expand on their global network of fellow scholars and professionals.