Publications

Safe Roads for All

Safe Roads for All: A Post-2015 Agenda for Health and Development

‘Safe Roads for All: A Post-2015 Agenda for Health and Development’ is the new report from the Commission for Global Road Safety, urging a road safety target be included in the new UN Sustainable Development Goals.  

Release date: May 2013

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Safe and Sustainable Roads

Safe and Sustainable Roads

Read ‘Safe & Sustainable Roads’, by development expert Kevin Watkins, which argues for road safety to be included in the post-2015 global development agenda. 

Release date: December 2012

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Make Roads Safe - Time for Action

Make Roads Safe - Time for Action

The new Make Roads Safe report calls for the automobile industry to play a leading role in promoting the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety with an ‘opt out’ consumers’ contribution added to the sale price of each new car in order to fund road injury prevention programmes.

Release date: April 2011

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The Missing Link

The Missing Link:
Road traffic injuries and the Millenium Development Goals

This report, by leading development advisor Dr. Kevin Watkins, reveals the true scale of the road injury epidemic in developing countries and the impact poor road safety is having on delivery of the Millennium Development Goals.

Release date: September 2010

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Bad Trips: International tourism and road deaths in the developing world

Bad Trips: International tourism and road deaths in the developing world

The report warns that tourist deaths on the roads, currently estimated at approximately 25,000 a year, could almost double to 45,000 by 2020 and triple to 75,000 by 2030 as global road deaths overall are forecast to increase.

Release date: September 2010

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UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020

UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020

The UN will launch a Decade of Action for road safety in 2011. This booklet explains what is at stake and why the international community must move from words to practical action.

Release date: April 2010

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Road Traffic Injuries: the hidden development crisis

Road Traffic Injuries: 
the hidden development crisis 

This new report by UN development expert Dr Kevin Watkins launched in Moscow by the Make Roads Safe campaign describes road crashes as “a one way ticket into poverty” for many in the developing world.  The report shows how the mounting toll of death and injury is also placing an intolerable burden on health systems.

Release date: November 2009

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Make Roads Safe report

Make Roads Safe report:
A New Priority for Sustainable Development 

Read the Make Roads Safe report demanding urgent action by the international community to tackle global road deaths.

Release date: June 2006

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Make Roads Safe Decade of Action booklet

Decade of Action 

Read about our Call for a Decade of Action for Road Safety.

Release date: February 2009.

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Commission for Global Road Safety Progress Report

Commission for Global Road Safety:
Progress Report 2006 - 2008 

This progress report from the Commission for Global Road Safety outlines the main developments and achievements since the Commission’s first report Make Roads Safe: a new priority for sustainable development was launched in June 2006.

Release date: November 2008

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Road Crashes are the No. 1 Killer of Young People Worldwide - It is Time to Act

The No.1 Killer of Young People

Read about our campaign and why you should get involved.

Release date: June 2008

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The Campaign for Global Road Safety

The Campaign for Global Road Safety 

This booklet features campaign endorsements from a wide range of US organisations concerned about global road safety.

Release date: October 2008.

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World report on road traffic injury prevention

World report on road traffic injury prevention

Report from WHO and the World Bank detailing the scale of the road injury crisis.

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World report on road traffic injury prevention

World report on child injury prevention

Report from WHO and Unicef reveals that road crashes are the leading cause of childhood injury.

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UN Road Safety Collaboration manuals

UN Road Safety Collaboration manuals

Manuals on "how to" implement action to tackle leading road injury "risk factors".

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