Do you know that road transportation is one of the most active services in the world? Thousands of people use the road daily compared to other means of transportation. Road transportation has safety rules for its proper use, yet record still shows that more than hundreds of people die daily from road accidents.
Despite improved road safety, particularly in developed countries, every year, road accidents claim the lives of 1.3 million people worldwide – Atlas Magazine Report (
Main risk factors
Some of the risk factors identified by WHO are the following:
1. Speeding,
2. Driving while intoxicated or under the influence of psychoactive substances,
3. Non-compliance or absence of safety provisions (helmet, seat belt, car seat for children…),
4. Distracted driving due to the use of mobile phones,
5. Dangerous road infrastructure,
6. Failure to comply with the Highway Traffic Act.
The use of the road is a major source of income to lives; people also die on the same road.
Avoid being a victim of a road traffic accident, obey safety rules!

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