The role of the UN Regional Commissions in Transport and Road Safety Issues

Jan. 2004 FIA Foundation Interview with the United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Road Safety

Carnage rises on Third World roads – The Atlanta Journal – Constitution 12/26/2003


The following Backgrounders have been prepared to illustrate how efforts across the world contribute to progress in road safety:

Rochelle Sobel: Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT) – A Mother’s Story

The Coming Plague of Road Traffic Injuries: A Preventable Burden for Rich and Poor Countries

Bogota, Columbia: Road Safety Efforts

Costa Rica Makes Progress on Road Safety

Interview with Goff Jacobs, Specialist Advisor for the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL)

Sweden: A Road Safety Model with Global Potential

Vietnam and The World Bank: A Case Study


Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT)

Bone and Joint Decade

UK Department for International Development’s (DFID)

European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL)

FIA Foundation for the Automobile and Society

Global Road Safety Partnership

Harvard’s Road Traffic Injuries And Health Equity Conference

International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS)

International Road Federation

International Road Transport Union

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

South African Road Federation (SARF)


The Task Force for Child Survival and Development

Transport Research Laboratory

United Nations Development Programme

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs



The World Bank

World Health Organization