The International Road Federation (IRF) released recently the 50th Anniversary Edition of the World Road Statistics (WRS). IRF and Patron Sponsor Michelin produced this special 50th Anniversary Edition of the WRS which includes 12 years of data, providing a comprehensive statistical picture of international road and land transport from the start of the millennium. This report is a source of strategic data on road networks, traffic and inland transport. It contains trends in subject areas like road safety, traffic volumes and vehicle usage and can be used as a benchmark for the performance in key indicators like road expenditure, energy consumption and emissions.