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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.

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Israel

Israel recorded 321 road fatalities in 2017, representing a 3.9% decrease when compared to 2016. The mortality rate is 3.6 deaths per 100000 population. Since 2000, traffic in Israel has become safer for all road user groups, except for motorcyclists, andfor all age groups, except the senior population aged 75 and above. Pedestrians represent the largest share of road deaths. The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) is promoting a multi-sectoral plan to reduce pedestrian injuries in general and among theolder populationin particular. In 2018, the NRSA set a new national goal to reduce the road fatality risk to no more than 5 fatalities per billion vehicle-kilometres by 2021. To achieve this goal, the NRSA is formulating a multiannual work plan in accordance with the Safe System approach.

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