THE Fourth United Nations Global Road Safety Week is held from May 8 to 14. The Week focuses on speed and what can be done to address this key risk factor for road traffic injuries and deaths.
Excessive or inappropriate speed contributes to one-third of the 1.25 million road deaths that occur around the world every year, according to the WHO. Up to 50% of drivers go over posted speed limits, estimates the agency.
Visit https://www.unroadsafetyweek.org/en/get-involved for ways to be part of the #SlowDown campaign.