Road traffic injuries

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), road traffic injury is a fatal or non-fatal injury incurred as a result of a collision on a public road involving at least one moving vehicle. Children, pedestrians, cyclists and the elderly are more likely of being involved in a road traffic injury.

Road traffic injuries have become the most serious public health problems in recent years. And it is more likely for young adults to die from a serious road traffic crashes than from a disease.


General Information

To Download the Road Traffic Injuries Fact Sheet Click Here.

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 Road Traffic Injuries Related Publications

To Download the Global Status Report on Road Safety Click on the image below

Global status report on road safety 2015

To Download Make Walking Safe a Brief Overview of Pedestrian Safety Around the World Click on the image below

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To Download Ten Strategies for Keeping Children Safe on the Road Click in the image below

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Featured Resources


United Nations Road Safety Collaboration 

Video clips

For broadcast quality files or help in viewing these video clips, please contact Chris Black, Telephone +41 22 791 1460,

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