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'Speed Kills! - Design out Speeding! '
Let's make 2011 - 2020 a decade to remember.
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World Day of Remembrance - 16 November 2014

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Many millions are killed and injured on the world's roads

together with their families and many others also affected

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World Day is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year

This special Remembrance Day is intended to respond to the great need of road crash victims for public recognition of their loss and suffering

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Road crashes are a tremendous burden and cost to society.

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Approximately 1.3 million people die each year on the world's roads

and between 20 and 50 million sustain serious injuries

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six key risk factors:


non use of child restraints

non use of seat-belts

failing to use motorcycle helmets

drinking and driving

cell phone use and texting

What we do?

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year...
This day, initiated by road victims in 1993 and adopted by the UN on 26th October 2005, is dedicated to remembering the many millions killed and injured in road crashes, their families and communities more…

Theme for 2014

From Global Remembrance to Global Action across the Decade

"Speed kills - design out speeding"*

Let’s make 2011-2020 a decade to remember!
*based on Global Plan

Worldwide Remembrance

Events around the globe by continent and year

View summary of 2014 events:

Details for submitting your planned events


Key Road Crash Factors
Drinking and Driving
Non Use of Seat Belts
Non Use of Child Restraints
Failing to Use Motorcycle Helmets
Cell Phone use / Texting
Worldwide WDR Events

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