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Submitted by patricio marquez on
To ride bikes and stimulate their use, there is a need to guarantee road safety--the development of structures and a culture-- to prevent injuries and deaths, particularly among children. That is a key challenge Flore!!! The UN General Assembly approved early this month with overwhelming country support 2011-2020 as the Road Safety Decade. An let's not forget the use of helmets!!! A recent report that I prepared describes the challenge in ECA. The full report “Confronting “Death on Wheels”: Making Roads Safe in Europe and Central Asia” can be downloaded here: http://go.worldbank.org/DR6NO0B0P0