Managing the critical risk factors

The World Report on Traffic Injury Prevention identifies improvements in road safety management that have dramatically decreased road traffic deaths and injuries in industrialized countries that have been active in road safety. 

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