Road Safety Annual Report 2018

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The IRTAD Road Safety Annual Report 2018 provides an overview of road safety performance for 32 countries. The report outlines the most recent road safety developments across IRTAD countries and comparative data for the main road safety indicators. It also offers detailed analysis by road user, age group and type of road. It describes the crash data collection process in IRTAD countries, the road safety strategies and targets in place and information on recent trends in speeding, drink-driving and other aspects of road user behaviour.



Canada recorded 1898 road fatalities in 2016, representing a 2% increase when compared to 2015.For the second year in a row, Canada saw an increase inthe number ofroad fatalities.The mortality rate was 5.2 deaths per 100000 population. Canada has adopted the Vision Zero approach as an inspirational goal. The fourth national road safety plan, the Road Safety Strategy (RSS) 2025, waslaunched in 2016.The plan has a greater emphasis on vehicle technologies and roadway infrastructure.


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