Expert calls for strong, sustainable action to make world roadways safer

“More than a million people are dying from traffic crashes on roadways around the world—and that  toll has not declined since 2009,” said Adnan Hyder, MD, MPH, Ph.D., senior associate dean for research and professor of global  at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH), who authored the commentary. “While we see bright spots where road injuries have been reduced, the widespread change needed to prevent these deaths across the world has not happened so far.”