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World Health Organization

Violence and Injury Prevention Programme A resource for how-to manuals, guides, posters, including the following publications:

Global status report on road safety 2015 contains information and statistics on road traffic injuries in all member countries

World report on road traffic injury prevention (2004) emphasizes the role of public health in the prevention of road traffic injuries and covers the fundamental concepts and prerequisites of road traffic injury prevention, the intensity and impact of road traffic injuries, key determinants and risk factors, intervention strategies, and recommendations.

Road safety training manual has been designed for a multidisciplinary audience including medical doctors and nurses, transport and road engineers, vehicle safety professionals, law enforcers, policymakers, urban planners and social scientists.

SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research

The national institute for scientific road safety research in the Netherlands. The Institute’s website includes a Knowledge page which includes Fact Sheets(comprehensive surveys of road safety topics prepared originally for a Dutch audience) and a Publications page

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

IIHS an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries and property damage — from crashes on the nation's roads located in Arlington, VA, USA. The Institute’s website includes safety ratings for motor-vehicles sold in the USA, information on key highway safety issues, along with compilations of IIHS and HLDI research publications, news and legal information on each topic.

SafetyLit Foundation

The mission of SafetyLit is to provide a free comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic database of scholarly journal articles, technical reports, and theses concerning all issues of safety arising from many professional disciplines and nations. SafetyLit provides abstracts of reports from researchers who work in the more than 30 distinct professional disciplines relevant to preventing and researching unintentional injuries, violence, and self-harm including transportation. Each week citations and summaries of about 400 new articles and reports are included in 41 categorical RSS feeds or are available as a single pdf document. Anyone can sign up to receive the weekly bibliography of articles along with abstracts and doi details.

Cochrane Injuries

Cochrane Injuries editorial base is located at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a designated WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Injury and Violence Prevention. The work involves preparing, maintaining and promoting the accessibility of systematic reviews in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of traumatic injury, including the emergency resuscitation of seriously injured and burned patients. Systematic reviews on 13 topics including trauma, injury prevention,pre-hospital care of trauma and prevention of road traffic injuries are available at their website.

(TRIPP), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

TRIPP is interdisciplinary programme focussing on the reduction of adverse health effects of road transport. TRIPP attempts to integrate all issues concerned with transportation in order to promote safety, cleaner air, and energy conservation. Research publications specially focus on vulnerable road users with emphasis on less motorised country issues in general and India in particular.

Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS), London

PACTS supports the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety in UK.  Its objective is "To protect human life through the promotion of transport safety for the public benefit". Its aim is to advise and inform members of the House of Commons and of the House of Lords on air, rail and road safety issues. Reports, Briefings and Publications are available at the website.

European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), Brussels

ETSC isan independent non-profit making organisation dedicated to reducing the numbers of deaths and injuries in transport in Europe.ETSC seeks to identify and promote effective measures on the basis of international scientific research and best practice in areas which offer the greatest potential for a reduction in transport crashes and casualties. It provides factual information in the form of scientific reports, fact sheets and newsletters in support of high safety standards in EU harmonisation, the take up of best practice and transport safety research. ETSC also organises several national and international conferences every year. ETSC publications and road safety data are available for download.

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