PIARC Prize "Safety of Road Users and Workers" - Efforts in Mexico to Implement a Road Safety Audit System

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Currently, road accidents are considered as a public health issue worldwide due to the high number of deaths and injuries. To face this situation, various tools have been implemented, including Road Safety Audits (RSA, hereafter), which have around three decades of successful implementation in some countries. However, in Mexico and in Latin America in general, it has not been possible to establish them officially.