From the UN Road Safety Resolution to the World Road Association's Action

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It is known worldwide that according to UN estimates, road accidents result in 1.25 million fatalities per year and up to 50 million injured people all over the world. Over 90% of deaths are registered in low and middle-income countries. The awareness about this kind of problem led Member States represented in the United Nations General Assembly to opt for a Decade of Action for road safety (2011-2020), the declared aim of which is stabilizing and then reducing road traffic fatalities and injuries at a global level.