READING - Road Safety Annual Report 2020
The International Transport Forum's Road Safety Annual Report puts Canada in the middle of the OECD Countries for the percentage in change of road deaths from 2010 to 2018 showing a reduction of about 18%. The leader is Norway with about a 48% reduction and the worst is Costa Rica with in increase of about 38%.
Items of note in the report:
- Canada places 5th in the world for seatbelt use in the rear seats behind Germany, Austria, Norway and Australia.
- Canada places 5th in the world for seatbelt use in front seats, behind France, Germany, Japan and Sweden.
- Canada saw a 34% reduction in road deaths comparing April 2019 to April 2020
You can also read the Canadian Summary of the global annual report.