A Day To Remember The Millions Of Lives Lost On The World's Roads

Every year about 1.35 million people worldwide die from road crashes and tens of millions more are seriously injured or disabled. To commemorate those lives, the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims will be held on Sunday, November 21 with memorials, concerts, vigils, rallies, marches, bike rides and candle lighting ceremonies across the globe.

In the United States, dozens of communities have events planned.

World Day is also intended to acknowledge the tremendous emotional toll to families who’ve lost their loved ones as well as the impact to communities and countries from what road safety experts call a global traffic safety epidemic that grows every year.

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