How National Income Predicts Traffic Safety

Link — How National Income Predicts Traffic Safety.

A recent article (link above) reminds us that road safety is often a factor of economics, not just engineering capabilities.  Countries with emerging economies often have individuals and businesses obtaining cars, trucks and buses before the infrastructure is really ready for the surge in traffic.

Here in the USA, we have topped the curve and see declines in traffic related fatalities due to advanced technology being steadily incorporated into new vehicles as “standard features”.

The article is worth investigating to provide context to our current traffic efforts.

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