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Global Road Safety Week

6 August 2012

The second UN Global Road Safety Week will take place from 6th -12th May 2013. It will focus on pedestrian safety, as this group constitutes some of the most vulnerable road users with a high risk of death and injury on the roads.

The aims will be:

  • Drawing attention to the need for pedestrian safety.
  • Actioning measures that will increase pedestrian road safety.
  • Achieving the goal of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 to save five million lives.

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