Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Autonomous driving is a key and very topical theme at global level.The aim of the Congress is to engage a real debate on this issue among high level experts from different sectors around the world.

The UN Global Road Safety Week will be held from 8-14 May 2017. The Week will focus on speed and what can be done to address this key risk factor for road traffic deaths and injuries.

The Transportation Growth Initiative (TGI) is hosting its 1st International Transportation Conference on the theme "Improving Infrastructure for Efficient and Globally Competitive Transportation" &

For the first time since 2004, the annual World Health Assembly adopted a new resolution on road safety on 28 May 2016.

Safe Kids Worldwide published a new report on reducing risks for teen drivers May 2016.

Strategies for parents and families to help ensure their teen driver stays safe:

Nominations are now open for the Prince Michael Road Safety Awards 2016. The awards are open to any team, organisation, government department, private sector organisations or business.

The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety announced the launch of the "Alliance Empowerment Program". The Alliance has run six online information sessions in March and April.

Alcohol is the biggest reported impairment to driving, but motorists may be taking to the roads impaired without knowing it.

In 2015 26.000 people lost their lives on EU roads. In 2014 this number was 25.700. The European Commission estimates that 135.000 people were seriously injured.

The PRI Newsletter is available under "eNews" in the menu of this website.

On 18-19 November 2015, for only the second time in history, Ministers of Transport, Health and Interior and their representatives, convened in Brasilia, Brazil, to address the global road safety c

This report published by WorldBank/Global Road Safetry Facility in 2014 can be downloaded from this website. See under "Publications".

The recently launched report (and summary) can be downloaded from this website. See "Publications" in the menu.

Recently the Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015 has been launched. Some 1.25 million people die as a result of road traffic crashes. Despite progress, road traffic deaths remain too high.

PRI Annual Report 2014 has been published. You can find the Report in this website under eNews/Annual Reports.

Every day 500 lose their lives in traffic crashes globally. Tens of thousands are injured. Join the campaign: 

This PRI Newsletter is now available under "eNews" in the menu of this website

To increase media interest in and understanding of road safety as a critical health and development issue, more than 1300 journalists were engaged in 9 countries through tailored workshops on road

This report, recently published by the World Resources Institute/EMBARQ, provides Guidance and Examples to promote Traffic Safdety through Urban and Street Design. 

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