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10 Facts on Global Road Safety

10 Facts on Global Road Safety Every year, 1.4 million people die on the world's roads. Added to this, between 20 and 50 million people suffer serious non-fatal injuries. 92% of road traffic deaths occur in low and middle-income countries Vunerable road users such as pedestrians, cyclists and scooter riders account for half of all road deaths globally Controlling speed reduces road traffic accidents. SPEED LIMIT Only 59 countries have implemented 25 An urban speed limit Only 66% of the world's population are covered by a drink driving law Legal Limit - % of Alcohol in Bloodstream 0,0 %o 0,2 %o 0,3 %o 0,4 %o 0,5 % 0,8 %. B. BULMERS Palmen BULMERS Wearing a helmet can improve your chance of survial and sustaining serious injury by more than 70% Wearing a seat belt reduces the risk of death among front-seat passengers by 40-65% and prompt, quick accident response also improves the chance of survival o Kreis 54 - 80% of fatal accidents involving small children can be avoided by using the correct booster seat More than half of countries around the world have now implemented this as law Since 2007, 88 countries have reduced the number of road traffic deaths Carter and Carter Solicitors are specialist Carter & Carter accident claim solicitors - contact free on 0800 652 0586 or visit SOLICITORS www.candcsolicitors.co.uk Sources: http://www.who.int/features/factfiles/roadsafety/en/

10 Facts on Global Road Safety

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Based on World Health Organisation stats, here is an infographic which looks at some of the accident figures from around the world

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