World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims being observed today - AsiaNet-Pakistan

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims being observed today

November 15, 2020 | | Share:

Islamabad, November 15, 2020 (PPI-OT): The day offers an opportunity for drawing attention to the scale of emotional and economic devastation caused by road crashes and for giving recognition to the suffering of road crash victims and the work of support and rescue services. The Global status report on road safety, launched by WHO in December 2018, highlights that the number of annual road traffic deaths has reached 1.35 million. Road traffic injuries are now the leading killer of people aged 5-29 years. The Day has become an important tool in global efforts to reduce road casualties.

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