Unless action is taken, road traffic injuries are predicted to become the 5th leading cause of death by 2030.
Nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year, on average 3,287 deaths a day.
Road crashes cost low and middle-income countries $65 billion annually, exceeding the total amount received in developmental assistance.
An additional 20-50 million are injured or disabled.
Road crashes cost $518 billion globally, costing individual countries from 1-2% of their annual GDP.
More than half of all road traffic deaths occur among young adults ages 15-44.
Each year nearly 400,000 people under 25 die on the world's roads, on average over 1,000 a day.
Road traffic crashes rank as the 9th leading cause of death and account for 2.2% of all deaths globally.