WDR Theme 2014, "SPEED KILLS - DESIGN OUT SPEEDING" Let’s make 2011-2020 a decade to remember!
'Speed Kills! - Design out Speeding'
Let's make 2011 - 2020 a decade to remember.
World Day of Remembrance - 15 November 2015
Many millions are killed and injured on the world's roads
together with their families and many others also affected
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
Road crashes are a tremendous burden and cost to society.
Approximately 1.3 million people die each year on the world's roads
and between 20 and 50 million sustain serious injuries
Key Risk Factors:
Impaired Driving (alcohol/drugs/fatigue)
Deficient Road Infrastructure
Non use of Seat-Belts
Non use of Child Restraints
Failing to use Motorcycle Helmets
Cell-phone use and texting