Category Archives Road Safety

Worldwide, 46% of all highway fatalities are "vulnerable road users"-pedestrians, cyclists and people on two-wheeled motor vehicles, according to the recent WHO report on road safety.  But we've run some numbers and found that in Peru, for instance, pedestrians alone account for 78% of all highway deaths. In the U.S. and India that figure is 12%. Travelers typically explore their…

Summer is the perfect time to embark on that international road trip you've always wanted to take. The Wall Street Journal highlights six European road trips that could be on your list:  Italy, Wales, France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Finland. Check out the post for route information, pictures, and sites to see. When you're traveling, don't forget to practice safe driving…

Experienced travelers know that taking to the local roadways can be one of the most dangerous passages on an international itinerary. Whether in a taxi or a bus, or as a cyclist or a pedestrian, travelers roll the dice with their health and safety. Now the World Health Organization (WHO) has released a comprehensive study of road hazards across 178…

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