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Collision Course

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Part of the "Life on the Edge" series. Reviews the positive steps being taken in India and Brazil to confront the serious public health issue presented by traffic accidents. Globally, 1.2 million people are killed on roads every year, and up to 50 million more are injured and remain disabled for life. Around 85% of deaths from road traffic crashes occur in developing countries, costing the state between 1–1.5% of their annual GNP. Without action, and with the growing number of cars on the roads in thriving new middle-income countries like India and Brazil, road deaths and disabilities are likely to rise still further. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box.

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