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July 4, 2022

Saving lives through road safety risk factor interventions: global and national estimates

Global road mortality is a leading cause of death in many low-income and middle-income countries. Data to support priority setting under current resource constraints are urgently needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3.6. This Series paper estimates the potential number of lives saved if each country implemented interventions to address risk factors for road […]

January 28, 2022

The United States Department of Transportation National Roadway Safety Strategy

The United States Department of Transportation National Roadway Safety Strategy (NRSS) outlines the Department’s comprehensive approach to significantly reducing serious injuries and deaths on our Nation’s highways, roads, and streets. This is the first step in working toward an ambitious long-term goal of reaching zero roadway fatalities. Safety is U.S. DOT’s top priority, and the […]

October 28, 2021

Launch of the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030

With the success in the previous Decade of Action for road safety (2011-2020), the World Health Organization in corporation with the UN regional commissions has developed a Global Plan for the Decade of Action for the decade 2021-2030. The Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030 was launched on Thursday, October […]

February 12, 2015

The Science of Road Rage

The Atlantic City Lab, Washington, DC When Evander Holyfield was a young man, he was the victim of road rage. He was 17, he tells the Associated Press, and driving a car he described as “raggly.” When it broke down suddenly in the middle of the road one day, it set off an older driver, […]