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Traffic (car) Accident Death Rate comparison: USA vs Europe Vs Israel. Which country is safer? by Don Karl Juravin

Juravin, Don Karl


  • ●  Israel's deaths from road traffic injuries is 1.61 times better than the world average

  • ●  Israel's deaths from road traffic injuries is 2.94 times better than the USA

  • ●  Israel's deaths from road traffic injuries is 1.44 times better than Euro-top


  • 1.35 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes and 20 - 50 million are injured every year. Road traffic crashes are a major cause of death among all age groups and the leading cause of death for children and young adults aged 5–29 years.

  • ●  The risk of dying in a road traffic crash is more than 3 times higher in low-income countries than in high-income countries. More than 90% of road traffic deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. Road traffic injury death rates are highest in the African region. Even within high-income countries, people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are more likely to be involved in road traffic crashes.


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