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Road crashes climb top 10 chart

Road safety experts around the world are frustrated. In 2001 the 9/11 attack took some 3000 lives in the U.S., but road crashes there took over 40,000 that same year. They're wondering how to focus public attention. More »

Drivers most at risk from distractions outside car

Article summarizes a research project that looked at 32,000 vehicle crashes and the possible contribution of distractions. More »

Israel: driving crazy, fatality rate down

The experts are puzzled. By all accounts, driving in Israel is getting worse: more honking, rudeness, cutting in. But surprisingly, Israelís traffic fatality rate seems to be going down, and quite dramatically in 1999. More »

Traffic - info conquers border

Basque drivers no longer have to call two numbers to get traffic reports More »

Global Road Safety Crisis - U.N August 2007

The recently-released global road safety report from the U.N. says crashes are an economic threat as well as a health issue More »

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Crash Statistics - Other links:

Preliminary report of motor vehicle traffic crash characteristics and resulting injuries and fatalities from the National Automotive Sampling System (USA).

FARS contains data on all vehicle crashes in the USA that occur on a public roadway and involve a fatality in the crash.

United Nations Secretary General's report on improving road safety around the world. Prepared by the World Health Organization

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has prepared this report on traffic fatalities and estimates of injuries for 2006

The World report on road traffic injury prevention is the first major report being jointly issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank on this subject.

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