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What does COVID-19 mean for Road Safety?

23 April 2020

Comment from the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety.

With nearly every country around the world either battling to cope with outbreaks of the COVID-19 virus or preparing and monitoring in anticipation, people’s lives have changed dramatically in the last month.

It has implications for nearly every area of our lives and our work. Road safety is no exception. The Alliance unpacks several areas below with inputs from its members and other sources. 

What impact will COVID-19 have on mobility and safety?

  • Less people are traveling 
  • Less people are taking public transport
  • Road safety implementation, policy, and enforcement may stall for now
  • Emergency services are stretched: this will impact road victims

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