Mortality from road accidents
Abstract:Worldwide, an estimated 1.2 million people are killed in road traffic accidents each year, and as many as 50 million people are injured or disabled (WHO, 2009c). In OECD countries alone, they were responsible for more than 125 000 deaths in 2006, occurring most often in the United States (46 000), Mexico (17 000) and Japan (9 000). Around 5 000‐6 000 road accident deaths occurred in each of Italy, Poland and Germany in 2006.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: December 1, 2009