US agency’s wish list of transportation safety improvements ‘written in blood’ — calls for handheld ban, lower BAC, and standard crash avoidance tech

Safety board highlights need for transportation improvements
Associated Press, February 4, 2019

Thirteen pedestrians struck and killed each day in US over decade through 2017 — nearly 50,000: Report

Florida Is The Most Dangerous State For Pedestrians In The U.S., Report Finds
“Here & Now,” WBUR and NPR, January 31, 2019

Australia’s road deaths dropped by over 6 percent — Victoria had largest reduction; only Capitol and Northern territories had increase

78 fewer road fatalities as road toll improves, finds BITRE figures
The Sydney Morning Herald, January 17, 2019

Progress on road toll — record lows on Australia’s roadways: Roundup

Western Australia:
WA’s road toll hits record low in 2018 as fatigue, mobile phones emerge as new dangers to drivers
ABC News, January 3, 2019

Victoria:
Victoria records lowest road toll ever, but is it really possible to get to zero?
ABC Radio, Melbourne, January 3, 2019

New South Wales:
An endless fight against road toll
The Sydney Morning Herald, January 2, 2019

Still leading cause of death for US youth, but ‘good public health injury prevention science’ has cut death rate from crashes by half since 1999: Research

Study: Youth death rates from vehicle crashes way down in almost two decades. Not so for guns.
Michigan Radio, December 19, 2018

Toronto road deaths continue rise despite ‘aggressively’ implemented Vision Zero — advocates want ‘more comprehensive approach’

New council needs to shift gears on ‘piecemeal’ Vision Zero plan, road safety advocates say
CBC News, December 13, 2018