Posts about Safety Trends

Road safety’s critical role in social progress

October 01, 2022

Vulnerable road users account for 54% of global road traffic deaths. 500 children die every day, and older women are 17 times more likely to be killed.... Read more

Six reasons why road safety is an equality and social justice issue

September 01, 2022

Here are six reasons why a reduction in deaths involves addressing systemic global inequalities. We discuss the holistic approach required to tackle these.... Read more

Corporate e-bikes – an accident waiting to happen?

August 08, 2022

A growing number of electric bikes are being used for business travel in Asia. Ensure your employees understand the risks and have access to training. ... Read more

Safety on Two Wheels: What Motorcyclists Need to Know

May 02, 2022

In 2016, two-wheelers were involved in 28% of global road fatalities. We provide tips for staying safe on two wheels and discuss how employers can help.... Read more

10 road safety challenges facing low-income countries

January 21, 2022

People living in low-income countries have a 330% higher risk of dying in a road crash than those living in high-income countries. We list the challenges. ... Read more

A new Decade of Action for Road Safety: WHO seeks to reduce road traffic deaths by 50%

January 03, 2022

The extension to the global road safety initiative, launched by the WHO and UN, seeks to reduce road traffic deaths and injuries by at least 50% by 2030. ... Read more

Driver Safety trends to watch out for in 2022

January 01, 2022

We summarise all the major road safety trends we expect to see in 2022 and what these may mean for drivers and businesses around the world. ... Read more

How to avoid rear-end collisions

December 20, 2021

We review the common causes of rear-end collisions and the most common injuries. We then present what organisations and drivers can do to avoid them. ... Read more

Star ratings for roads: a matter of life and death

October 13, 2021

Improving driver behaviour makes a huge difference to safety, but what about when the roads themselves are a great risk? Infrastructure is a key factor.... Read more

Driver Safety – A Global Challenge

September 02, 2021

Every year more than 1.35 million lives are lost as a result of road traffic accidents. Up to a further, 50 million people receive non-fatal injuries.... Read more

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