The good practice manual, titled ‘Pedestrian Safety: A road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners’jointly prepared by GRSP, WHO, the FIA Foundation and the World Bank, is now available on the website of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration. Each year, more than 270.000 pedestrians lose their lives on the world’s roads. Globally, pedestrians constitute 22% of all road traffic fatalities, and in some countries this proportion is as high as two thirds of all road traffic deaths.The manual stresses the importance of a comprehensive, holistic approach that includes enforcement, engineering and education.
WHO Pedestrian Safety Manual 2013
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