Even on the road, children from economically poor backgrounds are the most vulnerable. 95% of children who die from road crashes live in the world’s low to middle-income countries. Because of the lack of proper road safety infrastructures and rules, children pedestrians are the top fatalities of road crashes, making up 38% of the total road traffic deaths.
Drive safely, moms and dads, because no cargo is more precious than your child. On top of that, let’s all push for #SaferRoadsPH!
To read more about the study on Ten Strategies for Keeping Children Safe on the Road, you may visit this link: http://www.who.int/roadsafety/week/2015/Ten_Strategies_For_Keeping_Children_Safe_on_the_Road.pdf