UN Resolution to improve global road safety 2016

The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution which represents the strongest ever commitment on road safety made by UN Member States. 

It invites Member States that have not already done so to consider adopting policies and measures to implement United Nations vehicle safety regulations or equivalent national standards to ensure that all new motor vehicles, meet applicable minimum regulations for occupant and other road users protection, with seat belts, air bags and active safety systems fitted as standard.


WHO Road Safety Country Profiles 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) released the Road Safety Country Profiles 2015. 

In these Country Profiles, summary road safety data and information is provided for each of the 182 WHO countries, concering the institutional framework, the safer roads and mobility, the safer vehicles, the safer road users, the basic road safety data and the post-crash care.