US has worst traffic accident death rate among high income countriesBMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3799 (Published 07 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3799
- Michael McCarthy
The US could dramatically reduce the number of people killed each year in road traffic accidents if it adopted the safety practices of other high income countries, a new study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found.1
Currently more than 32 000 people in the US die in road traffic accidents a year and more than 2 million suffer non-fatal injuries.
CDC researchers analyzed data compiled by the World Health Organization and the Organization for …