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Vision zero: a toolkit for road safety in the modern era

Kim, Ellen; Muennig, Peter A.; Rosen, Zohn

Vision Zero (VZ) is a public program that aims to have zero fatalities or serious injuries from road traffic crashes. This article examines various major components of VZ: how VZ redefines road safety, how VZ principles and philosophies can be applied to modern car and road designs, and how VZ can be applied to traffic. Applications of these principles to real-world traffic infrastructure are explored in order to show policymakers the toolkits available to increase road safety while taking into consideration local contexts.

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Injury Epidemiology
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https://doi.org/10.1186/s40621-016-0098-z

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Health Policy and Management
Published Here
November 15, 2017

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Keywords: Vision zero, Road safety, Traffic, Accidents, Crashes, Injury