Confronting “Death on Wheels” - Making Roads Safe in Europe and Central Asia: Establishing Multisectoral Partnerships to Address a Silent Epidemic

This report presents an overview of the opportunities and impediments in targeting highway safety in the World Bank's Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Region. It provides data on the causes, size and characteristics of the predicament; presents descriptions of the effectiveness of countermeasures that nations around the world have undertaken to improve highway safety; summarizes international highway safety policy; and examines a range of actions and strategies that could be adopted by the World Bank in partnership and cooperation with the World Health Organization and other private and public institutions.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Figures; Maps; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 114p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01146774
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: World Bank Report No. 51667-ECA
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 15 2009 12:32PM