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Managing the critical risk factors

The 2015 Global Status Report on Road Safety provides a snapshot of the road safety situation globally, highlighting the gaps and the measures needed to best drive progress.

A Systems Approach
The World Report advocate an approach which ensures that a road system is designed to accommodate and compensate for human vulnerability and frailty. This requires an understanding of the system as a whole and the interaction between its elements, and the identification of priorities and potential for action to address the five main risk factors:

We also recommend that action is taken to manage key groups including vulnerable road users, those who drive for work and victims of road crashes.