Targeting road safety could save more than 500K lives per year, study finds

“The food sector makes up about 37 percent of global emissions, and when you look at deforestation it really has kind of an outside climate impact,” Niamh McCarthy of nonprofit Climate Advisers told Equilibrium.

The Hill

Reducing speed limits and implementing road safety interventions could save nearly 540,000 lives worldwide each year, a new study has found.

The full enforcement of measures that target speed, drunk driving, helmet wearing and seatbelt use could save about 43,000 lives in the U.S. alone, according to the study, published by the Lancet in a series of road safety reports on Wednesday.

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