States are legalizing roadkill salvaging to feed people and track animal migration.
The Western Cape has done everything from publishing videos of accidents on its website, making car seats mandatory for infants
Despite the fact that lawbreakers are seldom arrested or fined, drivers who text and drive, rarely admit about their potentially
A lesson about our own vulnerability on the road.
It's hard to explain how it feels to suddenly lose a family member at a young age. My brother Jim was energetic, fun, loved school, and had lots of friends. Jim drove regularly just as many of us do, careful to wear seatbelts, avoid speeding, using mirrors to check other nearby drivers, etc.
Deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents are largely preventable. Road safety is no accident. The developed world has shown that through a combination of funding, legislation, and education, these horrifying figures can be reduced.
When you glance down at your phone -- even for only a moment -- your vehicle is still hurtling forward.
Because the buck doesn't always stop here.
Anthropologist Marta Lodico felt Ethiopia is a place where modernity and tradition stick together inharmoniously. The mud
This Sunday is one of those international awareness days you don't hear much about. Football teams won't wear a particular color, Google won't change its logo and newspapers probably won't devote their front page to the cause. But its importance and relevance are nonetheless profound.
According to the World Health Organization, road traffic accidents are now the eighth leading cause of death globally, and the leading cause of death among young people aged 15-29. Yet, in the vast majority of cases, these tragedies we somehow translate into "acceptable losses."