Delays in implementation of road safety law put children at risk                                              by Maria Feona Imperial (Published on may 5, 2016 at verafiles.org)

From 2010 to 2015, around 22,700 children aged 19 and below, or at least 12 children per day, have either been killed or injured in road crashes, based on the Department of Health’s injury reporting system.

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Though glaring, these figures are far from complete.  Reports are sourced from only two to nine percent of hospitals in the country — that is, if the victims get to the hospital.

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