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Road Traffic Accidents Infographic

NGH Road Traffic Accidents: The Modern Killer Next Generatlon Healthcare The Global Status Report released by WHO this year, confirms that road traffic injuries are still a big global health and development problem 117,997 62% Europe of all fatalities occur in just 10 countries 175,668 East Med. 234,768 Americas 278,321 India, China, US, Russia, Brazil, Iran, Mexico, Indonesia, South Africa, Egypt Western Pacific 1.2 million 285,020 South East Asia die in road accidents 234,768 every year Africa Low income countries A further 50 million Deaths by WHO region are injured Population Road Traffic Deaths Registered Vehicles 21.5 deaths per 100,000 00 High income countries Middles income countries Middle income countries Low income countries 19.5 deaths per 100,000 High income countries 90% of deaths occur in low However high income countries have over 50% of all registered vehicles or medium income countries 10.3 deaths per 100,000 The Laws On the rise? Road traffic accidents are predicted to rise to the 5th leading cause of death by 2030, higher than AIDS, lung cancer and diabetes Almost 50% of those who die in traffic accidents are cyclists, pedestrians and motorcyclists Only 49% of countries stipulate a legal blood alcohol concentration Only 57% of countries requires seatbelts to be used by passengers Only 40% of countries have a comprehensive helmet law and require Car accidents are the. limit of less than 0.05g per decilitre helments to be of a specific standard number 1 killer for 15-29 year-olds Source: World Health Organisation

Road Traffic Accidents Infographic

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Thousands of people are killed in road accidents each year around the world. This infographic looks at road traffic accidents around the world and breaks down the numbers by continent, proving that it...


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