10 facts about road safety

Some facts about road safety from the WHO (World Health Organization).


*More than 1.2 million people die in road traffic crashes every year

*As many as 50 million people are injured or disabled by road traffic crashes every year

*Half of all crash victims are vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists

*Road traffic crashes cost countries up to 4% of their Gross National Product

*Correctly used seat-belts reduce the risk of death in a crash by 61%

read more at the link below.

http://www.who.int/features/factfiles/roadsafety/01_en.html

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