Rest Area 300m: Road Wars

Friday, December 02, 2005

Road Wars

"New Zealand researchers say the body count from road accidents in developed economies is 390 times higher than the death toll in these countries from international terrorism.

Researchers led by Nick Wilson of Otago University, reported in a specialist journal, Injury Prevention, that in 2001, as many people died every 26 days on American roads as died in the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

"Policy makers need to consider these issues when allocating resources towards preventable interventions that can save lives from these two avoidable causes of mortality," said Dr Wilson, a public health researcher at the university's Wellington medical school."

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