The IRTAD (International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group) Road Safety Annual Report 2017 provides an overview of road safety performance for 2015 in 40 countries, with preliminary data for 2016, and detailed reports for each country. It includes tables with cross country comparisons on key safety indicators.

This global report maps 39 dimensions of country risk that are material to the private sector, using globally comparable datasets produced by international institutions.

Road traffic accidents claimed at least 930 human lives between January and July 2017 in Zimbabwe, with the biggest disasters relating to two bus accidents which killed a total of 74 people in Apri

There were 4,80,652 road accidents in 2016, claiming 1,50,785 precious lives and leaving another 4,94,624 persons injured. In 2-16, accident severity measured by number of persons killed per 100 accidents has reached 31.4 and 46.3 percent of accident deaths were in the age bracket of 18-35 years.

The data were released Tuesday after National Traffic Council meeting chaired by the Vice President of Republic, Manuel Domingos Vicente.

The survey was conducted Thursday morning by nearly 20 road safety experts.

African governments and their development partners should invest in new home-grown initiatives to reduce high death rates among the continent's youth from preventable causes, the World Health Organ

In the context of the Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week, WHO has released Managing speed.

This bill passed by the Lok  Sabha on April 10, 2017 seeks to save lives by ushering in radical reforms in the motor vehicles law to slap heavy penalty on traffic violators, protecting good sa

The Lok Sabha passed the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2016 that provides for the imposition of hefty penalties on auto companies found manufacturing faulty vehicles. The bill also seeks statuary guidelines for cab aggregators and a 10% annual increase in penalties for traffic rule violations.

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