Injuries & Fatalities
Improving road safety is perhaps the most pressing purpose of driver monitoring. As of now, it is well known that driving a car is one of the most dangerous activities that people nevertheless engage in regularly. But just how many people suffer the consequences of insufficient road safety every year? Scroll down to take part of statistics on the dangers of driving.
traffic deaths every year
That equals an average of 3 287 deaths a day.
An additional 20-50 million are injured or disabled every year.
1. Ischaemic heart disease
3. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
4. Lower respiratory infections
5. Alzheimer disease and other dementias
6. Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers
7. Diabetes mellitus
8. Road injury
9. Diarrhoeal diseases
Top 10 global causes of death, 2016
Road traffic crashes rank as the 8th leading cause of death worldwide
Traffic accidents account for 2.2% of all deaths globally.
Unless action is taken, road traffic injuries are predicted to become the fifth leading cause of death by 2030.
15-29 year olds
50% of all road traffic deaths occur among pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists