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Safety in Road Traffic for Vulnerable Users

Safety in Road Traffic for Vulnerable Users

Author: OECD. Publishing

Publisher: Organization for Economic

ISBN: UOM:39015042643737

Category: Science

Page: 116

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This publication takes stock of the different approaches developed in ECMT countries regarding road safety for vulnerable users (cyclists, pedestrians and users of two-wheeled motorised vehicles) and provides examples of "good practice".

Safety in Road Traffic for Vulnerable Users

Safety in Road Traffic for Vulnerable Users

Author: European Conference of Ministers of Transport

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264181571

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Page: 112

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This publication takes stock of the different approaches developed in ECMT countries regarding road safety for vulnerable users (cyclists, pedestrians and users of two-wheeled motorised vehicles) and provides examples of "good practice".

ITF Research Reports Cycling, Health and Safety

ITF Research Reports Cycling, Health and Safety

Author: International Transport Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789282105955

Category:

Page: 248

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This report of the International Transport Forum's Cycling Safety Working Group monitors international trends in cycling, safety and policy, and explores options that may help decision makers design safe environments for cycling.

Keeping Children Safe in Traffic

Keeping Children Safe in Traffic

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264106314

Category:

Page: 130

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Tragically, one child out of every 2100 will die before their fifteenth birthday in a road-related incident. This book provides the latest statistics on children’s injuries, fatalities and trends in transport. and examines the most effective current strategies for improving children's road safety.

Keeping Up with Technologies to Create the Cognitive City

Keeping Up with Technologies to Create the Cognitive City

Author: Aleksandra Krstic-Furundzic

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527526846

Category: Architecture

Page: 378

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This volume represents a selection of papers presented at the Third International Academic Conference on Places and Technologies, held at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Belgrade, Serbia in April 2016. The conference brought together researchers, PhD students and practitioners, in order to create a platform for sharing knowledge in the fields of growth, new technologies, and the environment, as well as particular aspects of achieving the concept of cognitive city. The book will appeal primarily to members of the academic community in the fields of urban design, planning and architecture, engineering and technical sciences, and the humanities and social sciences. It will also be of interest to professional institutions and companies, governments, and NGOs, who will directly benefit from the knowledge presented here.

Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015

Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015

Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9789241565066

Category: Medical

Page: 338

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"The Global status report on road safety 2015, reflecting information from 180 countries, indicates that worldwide the total number of road traffic deaths has plateaued at 1.25 million per year, with the highest road traffic fatality rates in low-income countries. In the last three years, 17 countries have aligned at least one of their laws with best practice on seat-belts, drink-driving, speed, motorcycle helmets or child restraints. While there has been progress towards improving road safety legislation and in making vehicles safer, the report shows that the pace of change is too slow. Urgent action is needed to achieve the ambitious target for road safety reflected in the newly adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: halving the global number of deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes by 2020. Made possible through funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, this report is the third in the series, and provides a snapshot of the road safety situation globally, highlighting the gaps and the measures needed to best drive progress."--Publisher's description.

Together with UNECE on the Road to Safety

Together with UNECE on the Road to Safety

Author: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Publisher: United Nations

ISBN: 9789210577151

Category: Political Science

Page: 66

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Roughly 1.25 million people die each year around the world in traffic accidents. This report covers goals set by the United Nations Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety, introduced in 2011. It provides a comprehensive overview, including the status and key results of its goals, as well as descriptions of specific UNECE Inland Transport Committee initiatives and information on the challenges the road safety community faces. The main conclusion is that political will, and the introduction and use of national strategies are likely to be the difference makers in halving the number of deaths and injuries by 2020. The path to road safety is a personal, societal and an organizational obligation as a joint responsibility outlined in this publication.