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Report on Moscow Road Safety Conference.

McIntosh, L



In November 2009, Ministers and senior officials from 160 countries met in Moscow and agreed to propose to the UN General Assembly that a Decade of Action for Road Safety be declared early next year. The aim of the proposal is to save 5 million lives in the decade as well as save 50 million from being maimed or seriously injured in road crashes. This was a real target, and agreed as possible.