Motor industry should introduce soft impact car bodies, says MP

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 11 May 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1117

Barry Sheerman is MP for Huddersfield and chairman of the World Bank's Global Road Safety Partnership

Public transport is safer and more sustainable than private car travel, but the car predominates—how can we change this?

Long term, sustainable investment in public transport, particularly rail, is essential for making progress in safety. Financial help, especially to developing countries, should help make innovations in the railways a priority. However, in countries such as India and Pakistan low cost schemes such …

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