Type
General Knowledge
Author
The World Bank
Organization
The World Bank
Published in
2009
Submitted by
Susan Stiles
Related theme(s)
Road Safety
Region
All Regions
Country
All Countries

Death on Wheels Making Roads Safe in Europe and Central Asia

This report provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities in addressing road safety in the ECA Region. It presents information on the size, characteristics, and causes of the problem; presents evidence on the effectiveness of measures that countries world-wide have adopted to improve road safety; briefly describes current international road safety policy; and discusses a range of strategies and actions that could be undertaken by the World Bank in coordination and partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), multilateral development banks, other international agencies and donors, as well as with private and civil society institutions.