Aid may make roads more dangerous than landmines

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7450.1260-a (Published 20 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1260
  1. Gregory Rose, public health specialist (Greg.Rose@northstaffs.nhs.uk)
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    EDITOR—Roberts and Abbasi highlight disproportionately low spending on preventing road injuries compared with more popular investment areas.1 Perel et al address gaps in road safety in developing countries where risks are high since protective clothing, road rules, driver training, and speed limits are often absent.2

    Annual injuries and deaths from road traffic crashes overtook those …

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