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The Safe Roads | Safe Kids Global Road Safety Summit is designed to build a movement of stakeholders at all levels, including international organizations, governments, corporations, foundations, researchers, non-governmental organizations, families and children, to significantly enhance the visibility of global road safety on the international agenda and to reduce the number of deaths and injuries among children.
Brandon Bass is a professional basketball player, currently a power forward for the Boston Celtics. At 28, Brandon decided to take swimming lessons for the first time after his son told him he wanted to learn to swim.
Safe Kids Worldwide, a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children, has unique expertise in the area of road safety. Buckle Up, Safe Kids’ signature child passenger safety program that started in the United States and is being replicated globally, uses research, education, awareness and public policy to protect children in and around cars.
Safe Kids Worldwide is initiating the Safe Roads I Safe Kids campaign to reduce preventable deaths and lifelong injuries resulting from traffic collisions involving children.
A growing epidemic of traffic injuries is devastating the next generation of children around the globe.
- More than 500 children are killed every day as a result of road traffic collisions, and tens of thousands are injured, often suffering lifelong disabilities.
- Children living in poorer nations are most at risk.
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Every day, more than 500 children are killed in a road traffic collision, and tens of thousands are injured, often suffering lifelong disabilities. Unless we take action now, the global toll of traffic injuries will explode, placing millions of children at risk.