Several major cities in the USA, such as New York, are laudably working towards the same immensely important target, known as ‘Vision Zero’.
According to the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten (translation here), in 1975, 41 people died in traffic crashes in Oslo, but in 2019 only one person, a car driver, suffered that fate. And the number of pedestrians and cyclists killed in the city in 2019? …… Zero!
Just yesterday, we posted excerpts and our comments regarding the Road Safety Annual Report 2019, and America’s poor performance by comparison with the vast majority of other developed nations.
It has long been known that one of the key features in highway safety is the overall attitude of the people in the region or country concerned — the ‘road safety culture’.
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