Every day thousands of people are killed and injured on our roads. Millions of people each year will spend long weeks in the hospital after severe crashes and many will never be able to live, work or play as they used to do. Current efforts to address road safety are minimal in comparison to this growing human suffering. This report presents a comprehensive overview of what is known about the magnitude, risk factors and impact of road traffic injuries, and about ways to prevent and lessen the impact of road crashes. Over 100 experts, from all continents and different sectors -- including transport, engineering, health, police, education and civil society -- have worked to produce the report. Charts and tables.fundamentals. Change in rank order of DALYs for the 10 leading. Introduction Road traffic injuries are a major but neglected ... To contribute to a change in thinking about the nature of the problem of road traffic injuries and what constitutes successful prevention. ... To help strengthen institutions and to create effective partnerships to deliver safer road traffic systems. ... Low-income and middle-income countries account for about 85% of the deaths and for 90% of the annual disability-anbsp;...
|Title||:||World Report on Road Traffic Injury Prevention|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2008-09-01|