Russian President supports the Decade of Action for Road Safety

"The international community has a duty to develop a common strategy and joint action to enhance road safety," said Russian president Dmitry Medvedev in a written statement supporting the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020.

The Russian Federation is undertaking major initiatives in the field of road safety: overhauling legislation and putting in place a series of measures to make roads safer and more user-friendly.

"I am convinced that this United Nations programme initiated by the Russian Federation will help to reduce road traffic injuries and enhance road safety throughout the world," President Medvedev said.

Download the statement