09/02/2018 - International Transport Forum - Alcohol-Related Road Casualties in Official Crash Statistics

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Every year 1.25 million people die in road crashes.

In this field, it is recognized that drink driving is an important risk-increasing factor and that it contributes to many road deaths.

The Research Report “Alcohol-Related Road Casualties in Official Crash Statistics” has been realized by the International Transport Forum (ITF) and it examines how improving insights regarding the real number of alcohol-related road casualties worldwide can help to save lives.

For this study, a total of 45 countries were surveyed with the help of an online questionnaire. Furthermore, this study has received contributions from ITF’s permanent working group on road safety, known as the International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group (IRTAD), the Ibero-American Road Safety Observatory (OISEVI) and the International Center for Alcohol Policies (IARD, formerly ICAP).

For more information and to read the entire report visit this page