Our Regional Coorindator for South America, Mr Daniel Cano has recently written a great article for the magazine Carreteras. Carreteras is a technical magazine about road related matters published by the Spanish Road Association. This is a special edition for the Iberoamerican Congress on Road Safety (CISEV).
Mr Daniel Cano, our Regional Coordinator for the South American Region recently wrote an aricle for the Carreteras Magainze. Daniel told YOURs, 'More people die in Colombia for road crashes than from the internal conflict, and more teens are affected in Venezuela for road un-security than from the protests. This is the biggest social problem of the region.'
Article extended over 7 pages in the magazine.
The article is written in Spanish but Daneil provided his abstract in English:
Road safety is a growing problematic for youth around the glove, but the millennial generation may be a great ally for fighting this cause. This texts discuss the main causes of road crashes involving young drivers. Following it discusses the main characteristics of the millennial generation and presents a set of proposals for working with youth.
Currently road safety is an issue that primarily affects young. Approximately 30% of those killed in road accidents are children and young people, making it the leading cause of cough deaths and injuries over infectious diseases such as HIV or malaria. For this reason, to achieve the goal of the Decade of Action for Road Safety decreed by the UN in 2011, it is necessary that all the work in safety include a particular emphasis on youth... Read the article on page 141 (Spanish) in the right column or click below: