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Decade of Action for Road Safety

25 February 2011

London is to stage the Decade of Action Launch as part of a 24-hour global rolling-event on 11 May, which will begin in the East and travel to the West over the day across the world's time zones.

Officially proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in March 2010, the Decade of Action provides a framework for countries and communities to save lives on the world's roads.

The objectives are to:

  • Draw attention to the Decade, the impact of the global road safety crisis and the prospects for prevention.
  • Provide an opportunity for governments, international agencies, civil society organizations, the private sector and other stakeholders to announce their respective plans for the Decade.

With support from The FIA Foundation, the UK's road safety organisations are joining together to stage local events and many have also commited to the London Launch.

If you wish to join in the London even tbeing arranged by RoadSafe, PACTS, The Road Safety Foundation, IRSO and many others please email: info@roadsafe.com to register interest.

If you wish to stage a local event please find out more and register here.

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