Table 1

Save LIVES: 6 components and 22 interventions

SSpeed managementEstablish and enforce speed limit laws nationwide, locally and in cities.
Build or modify roads that calm traffic, for example, roundabouts, road narrowing, speed bumps, chicanes and rumble strips.
Require car makers to install new technologies, such as intelligent speed adaptation, to help drivers keep to speed limits.
LLeadership on road safetyCreate an agency to spearhead road safety.
Develop and fund a road safety strategy.
Evaluate the impact of road safety strategies.
Monitor road safety by strengthening data systems.
Raise awareness and public support through education and campaigns.
IInfrastructure design and improvementProvide safe infrastructure for all road users including sidewalks, safe crossings, refuges, overpasses and underpasses.
Put in place bicycle and motorcycle lanes.
Make the sides of roads safer by using clear zones, collapsible structures or barriers.
Design safer intersections.
Separate access roads from through-roads.
Prioritise people by putting in place vehicle-free zones.
Restrict traffic and speed in residential, commercial and school zones.
Provide better, safer routes for public transport.
VVehicle safetyEstablish and enforce motor vehicle safety standard regulations related to:
  • Seat belts.

  • Seat belt anchorages.

  • Frontal impact.

  • Side impact.

  • Electronic stability control.

  • Pedestrian protection.

  • ISOFIX child restraint points.

Establish and enforce regulations on motorcycle antilock braking.
EEnforcement of traffic lawsEstablish and enforce laws at national, local and city levels on:
  • Drinking and driving.

  • Motorcycle helmets.

  • Seat belts.

  • Child restraints.

SSurvivalDevelop organised and integrated prehospital and facility-based emergency care systems.
Train those who respond to crashes in basic emergency care.
Promote community first responder training.
  • Source: WHO.4