Road traffic collisions kill about 1.2 million people around the world every year but they are largely neglected as a health and development issue, perhaps because they are still viewed by many as being beyond human control. Efforts to prevent road traffic injuries are hampered by a lack of human capacity. Policy-makers, researchers and practitioners need information on effective prevention measure and on how to develop, implement and evaluate such interventions. There is a need to train more specialists in road traffic injury prevention in order to address the growing problem of road traffic injuries at international levels.Anationwide intervention was introduced to encourage the use of daytime running headlights. This consisted of a three-month educational and publicity campaign, followed by a compulsory law introduced in September 1992. The interventionanbsp;...
|Title||:||Road Traffic Injury Prevention Training Manual|
|Author||:||Dinesh Mohan, World Health Organization, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi|
|Publisher||:||World Health Organization - 2006-01-01|