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10 facts on global road safety

School children running across a road in Kenya.
Make Roads Safe

Vulnerable road users account for half of all road traffic deaths globally

Pedestrians, cyclists, and riders of motorized two-wheelers and their passengers are collectively known as "vulnerable road users". The proportion of road traffic deaths in vulnerable road users is greater in low-income countries than in high-income countries.

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