We have been working with the World Health Organization and the FIA Foundation to build a new platform for the United Nations Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW). The fourth week takes place on 8-14 May 2017 with the tag line Save Lives #SlowDown. The week focuses on speed management and encourages people to take the pledge to #SlowDown.
Slowing down is very safe
We all want to arrive safely at our destination. By slowing down we make our roads safer for our children, families and friends.
Small changes, big results
Research shows that a 5% cut in average speed can result in a 30% reduction in the number of fatal road traffic crashes.
Speed up the solutions
When the world commits to #SlowDown and implements evidence based solutions, road traffic crashes will fall and we will save lives.
The website covers a great wealth of information and resources as to why drivers should #SlowDown. It also features an archive of the previous three Global Road Safety Weeks.
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We invite all youth and road safety champions to log on to the new website for the Fourth United Nations Global Road Safety Week.