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1 Road Safety Students: Diana Luchian Loredana Groza Coordinator: Cristina Cornea (teacher) Simona Avramescu (headmaster)

2 One-year progress update: Decade of Action for Road Safety

3 Everything and anything can be fixed except death Be careful not pass illegally

4 Road traffic deaths by type of road user

5 Other key data Worldwide vehicle ownership is forecast to double by Much of this growth will be in emerging markets. Road traffic injuries cost countries 1–3% of GDP. Only 15% of countries have comprehensive laws which address five key behavioural risks.

6 Prevention works Evolution of the number of annual road traffic deaths in metropolitan France,

7 Cost benefit Seatbelts (USA, Canada, Norway): 1 : 3-8 Speed cameras (all EU): 1 : 5.9 Motorcycle helmets (Norway, USA): 1 : 17 Drinking and driving: 1 : 19-56

8 Goal of the Decade To halt or reverse the predicted increase in road traffic fatalities around the world

9 Some future directions Additional, coordinated, multi-sectorial country support mechanisms More large scale evaluated interventions A few agreed priorities (e.g. legislative reform and enforcement) Vocal civil society Better informed media Inclusion of road safety in other agendas (e.g. Rio +20) Additional players

10 Now we need to move this campaign into high gear and steer our world to safer roads ahead. Together, we can save millions of lives." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

11 Green for life! Vetel Secondary School


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