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Why we do it

Southeast Asia

  • Rapid motorization in the region is outpacing necessary infrastructure development
  • In Vietnam and Cambodia, the amount of motorized vehicles increased more than 17% between 2007 and 2008
  • Motorbikes account for an average of 95% of motorized vehicles and motorcyclists account for 66% of all road traffic accident fatalities
  • With only 16% of the world’s motorized vehicles, Southeast Asia sustains 44% of global traffic fatalities
  • Traffic victims fill an average of 20-30% of all hospital beds
  • Current losses to the region’s economies are 2.3% on average

 


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