Reclaiming the streets: Why we must put children at the heart of road safety efforts worldwide

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jean Todt, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, United Nations, Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) With road crashes remaining the number one cause of death for children and young adults aged five to 29, […]

Road safety: Europe’s roads are getting safer but progress remains too slow

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Compared to previous years, fewer people lost their lives on EU roads in 2019, according to preliminary figures published today by the European Commission. An estimated 22 800 people died in a road crash last year, almost 7 000 fewer fatalities than in 2010 – a […]

Road safety: Data show improvements in 2018 but further concrete and swift actions are needed

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Fewer people died on European roads last year but more efforts are needed to make a big leap forward, according to new, preliminary figures on road fatalities for 2018 published today by the European Commission. In 2018, there were around 25 100 fatalities in road […]