Status of road safety in Asia

Road traffic injuries and fatalities are major social, economic, health and development problem. Therefore, there is a continuing need to place road safety high on global, regional and national agenda and enhance coordination at global, regional and national level while planning and implementing measures for improving road safety. The document provides an overview of the global and regional road safety status and outlines regional efforts towards improving road safety in Asia and the Pacific. It also highlights some regional experiences on improving road safety based on Country Status Reports on Road Safety, 2009 received from member States.

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