ROAD SAFETY WEEK The list of activities planned for the "Road Safety Week" campaign:
1. Monday, November 13: Advocacy "Become more visible", aimed at attracting the attention of adults to the need for children to use retroreflective elements (flickers). ROAD SAFETY WEEK
On October 26, 2005, in its Resolution, the UN General Assembly called on all member states around the world to recognize the World Day for the Remembrance of Road Traffic and mark it on the third Sunday in November.
Aims of the action: • Draw attention to the appalling scale of road and injury deaths and potential risks for all road users; • highlighting the prevention of accidents and the importance of more serious counteraction to offenses on the road; • Create powerful public support for ideas of changing the minds of road users in terms of mutual respect, compliance with safety rules on the road, enhancing driver's culture; • remember the victims of an accident and show compassion for families who have suffered a heavy loss; • draw attention to the impact of road accidents on families and society and the need for improved post-accidental care and support for traumatized and deceased families; • evaluate the work of all those involved in the elimination of the consequences of road accidents: traffic police, emergency situations, doctors, nurses, representatives of the insurance community and all those who daily by their work face disasters caused by road accidents; • draw public attention to the impact of road accidents on children who have lost their parents; • give everyone an opportunity to make a feasible contribution to the prevention of road accidents - creating a public opinion about the need to provide assistance to victims of an accident (legal, material, moral). Statistics Road accidents kill and maim millions of people every year. Road accidents lead the causes of death, more than 1.2 million are killed on the roads of the world annually. More than 3,400 men, women and children are killed daily on the roads of the whole world when they walk, ride a bicycle or ride in a car. They will never return home. Another 20-50 million are injured annually. In Kazakhstan, more than 2,500 people die every year, and another 26,000 people are injured. And these are huge numbers. For comparison, if in the 10 years of the war in Afghanistan, Soviet troops lost 13 thousand soldiers, then on the roads of the country for the past 10 years, about 26 thousand people died in an accident. The situation is aggravated by the large number of deaths and injuries of children. Annually, about 200 children die on the roads of the country, more than 4.5 thousand are injured as a result of road accidents.
Administrative Police Committee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs