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When you stop and look at the statistics, it becomes clear that it’s a big dangerous world out there. Particularly for international travelers when they take to the roadways. According to the Association for Safe Internal Road Travel (ASIRT), more than 3,200 people die in road crashes every day around the globe. That’s 1.3 million people a year. An additional…

As Americans, we love to drive. The quintessential American scene is someone zooming down the Pacific Coast Highway with the top down – that’s freedom right there, baby. But the PCH is just one of the world’s great drives. There are plenty of spectacular vistas that are best viewed with your hands on the wheel and the wind in your…

We recently highlighted the five-year initiative to reduce traffic fatalities in ten countries. It’s led by a consortium of impressive organizations (see below). But if you’re taking to the roads of a foreign country, there are resources available to improve the odds against becoming a statistic. The Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT) publishes detailed, extensive and very helpful…

What’s on track to become a bigger killer than malaria? Vehicular traffic. Unless trends are reversed, cars and trucks will kill 1.9 million people worldwide annually by 2020. To combat this deadly threat, Bloomberg Philanthropies has funded a five-year initiative in Brazil, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Kenya, Mexico, Russia, Turkey and Viet Nam where statistics are increasingly grim. A consortium…

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