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WHO Report (2009) on Road Safety

As widely reported, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its report on global road safety and statistics on worldwide car use and injuries.

Canada compares well on the world stage in terms of legislation governing safety measures. This includes seatbelt restraints, drinking and driving legislation, child safety restaints and helmet laws. See Canada’s profile report here.

As in our April 24 road safety blog, Ontario’s drivers expect changes to the law in the Fall, 2009, requiring “hands free” use of cellphones and blackberry devices. This will be an important change in the continued push to improve road safety in Ontario.
Gregory Chang
Toronto Insurance Litigation Lawyer