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'"he UN Road Safety Collaboration has announced to celebrate the UN Global Road Safety Week focusing on speed to reduce risk factor for road traffic deaths and injuries, as speed causes around one-third of all deadly road traffic misfortunes in high-income nations, followed by low and middle-income countries".

Unconditional adherence to regulations on roads for the safety of oneself and others is vital as travel is a necessity in the present scenario. Road safety week celebration is targeted to promote road safety measures in the community through educational institutions and work places further helping to reduce risk of road accidents causing death or injury.

At a global level, the traffic conditions, types of vehicles, condition of roads, accident possibilities, risk factors etc. varies from country to country, yet at any place roads are roads and accidents are accidents. Thus celebrating road safety through campaigns is aimed to decrease and completely remove road accidents making travel risk free.

The UN Road Safety Collaboration has announced to celebrate the UN Global Road Safety Week focusing on speed to reduce risk factor for road traffic deaths and injuries, as speed causes around one-third of all deadly road traffic misfortunes in high-income nations, followed by low and middle-income countries.

Countries which had been successful in reducing road traffic deaths have made it possible by focusing on safety and controlling speed. The proven strategies include building and 

Transforming roads to a level which can calm traffic, establish and enforce speed limit and raise awareness about the risk of speed.

It was reported that a large number of fatal road traffic crashes are work related. The United Nations road safety collaboration have initiated a ‘Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011-2020)’, aiming to help organizations develop a systematic approach helpful to manage the crucial risks on roads.

Speed management campaigns help people to learn about the perils of speeding, but also about the consequences they may face on breaking speed limit regulations.

Road design and review of existing roads, through the active management of vehicle speeds accounts for reduced traffic crashes. Establishing and administering appropriate speed limits are also important. 

Improving vehicle designs with appropriate safety technology can reduce trauma on roads, as it help prevent a crash from happening or decrease the risk of death and serious injuries in an accident.

Autonomous emergency braking and intelligent speed assistance are some of the advanced safety technologies helpful to manage speed in vehicles.

Let secure people, dependable transport and reliable vehicles be our watchword to accident free roads on this Global Road Safety celebration.

 

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