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The Global Status Report on Road Safety 2013 presents information on road safety from 182 countries, accounting for almost 99% of the world’s population. The report indicates that worldwide the total number of road traffic deaths remains unacceptably high at 1.24 million per year. Only 28 countries, covering 7% of the world’s population, have comprehensive road safety laws on five key risk factors: drinking and driving, speeding, and failing to use motorcycle helmets, seat-belts, and child restraints. Read more.
ASIRT Founder and President, Rochelle Sobel, is quoted in March 14, 2013 New York Times. Read more in Tanya Mohn's online article, Wheels.
A groundbreaking Global Road Safety Program in ten countries funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies produced results showing that 1.6 billion people are now covered by strengthened road safety laws, Mayor and philanthropist Michael R. Bloomberg announced January 18, 2013. Read more.
Student travelers are encouraged to prepare for their journeys by receiving vaccinations against potential disease that they may encounter while abroad. What about preparations to prevent road crashes from occuring? Pedestrians and passengers can click here to learn how to make safe road travel a priority.
The Winter 2012 issue of the ASIRT eNewsletter is available. Read the latest ASIRT news here.
Watch Rochelle Sobel and motorcycle racers in Jordan offer tips to keep all drivers safe on the roads.
The August 24, 2012 issue of Robert Wood Johnson's series, Faces of Public Health, highlights ASIRT's efforts to promote road safety. Click here to read the interview with Rochelle Sobel, ASIRT founder and president.
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ASIRT’s "Road Travel Reports"
inform travelers of road conditions and risks in more than 140 countries. Individuals may purchase reports online.
ASIRT’s “Safety Toolbox” helps professionals plan road safe itineraries and programs.