Monday, May 21, 2012

Road Traffic 'Single Biggest Source of Fatality' for Young People Worldwide - Commute - The Atlantic Cities

Road Traffic 'Single Biggest Source of Fatality' for Young People Worldwide - Commute - The Atlantic Cities: "And yet it’s road traffic – itself a marker of progress and prosperity in emerging economies – that in 2004 killed more children around the world between the ages of 5 and 14 than malaria, HIV/AIDS, or diarrhea (that’s the most recent year for which we have full data). According to “Safe and Sustainable Roads: An Agenda for Rio+20,” a new report from the Campaign for Global Road Safety, road traffic is the leading cause of death globally for young people between the ages of 10 and 24."

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