In June 2000, Ken Smith, FACRS, gave the keynote speech at the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management’s ‘Travel Bug’ conference at the Gold Coast, Queensland. It is reproduced here by Mr. Smith’s kind permission: Road Safety — Past, Present and Future.
Within the European Union an overview of road safety is available at the Europa website.
One of the best international perspectives, especially in relation to third world countries, comes from the World Bank Road Safety website.
See also: Traffic Safety Issues For The Next Millenium, by CJ Baguley and GD Jacobs, for the Transport Research Laboratory.