The inclusion of vision in road safety interactions is important to reduce accidents.
DALLAS, November 13, 2020 On / PRNewswire / – Nov 15Vision Impact Institute will join organizations around the world Tech day commemoration for road traffic victims.
according to Tech Health Organization, 1.35 million people died on the world’s roads and 50 million were injured in 2018. About 50% of deaths are “unsafe road users” – pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists.
While the causes of traffic accidents are many, poor vision on the road is a serious and often underestimated, risk factor. Research suggests that Vision is important for driving 90% of the information required people to go through their eyes.
For many years, vision has not been included in the road safety conversation. There has been progress recently. In April, the United Nations prepared recommendations to governments to enhance national road systems in their 2021-2030 framework 2nd UN decision to take action for road safety plan. This included a call to ensure that road users around the world have a good vision.
“We are very happy to see the vision involved in the conversation on road safety,” says Kristen gross, Global Executive Director, Vision Impact Institute. “As we rebuild our economies, safe mobility will become even more important. We must ensure that all citizens have an equal chance to reach their workplaces, schools, and homes safely – and are important in good terms Must play the role. “
About Approach Import Institute (VII)
The mission of the organization is to raise awareness about the importance of vision correction and conservation to make good vision a global priority. Its advisory board consists of six independent international experts: Pr. Kevin Frick (United States of america), Pr. Claire gilbert (United Kingdom), Mr. Alila Nandkumar (United States of america), Shri Arun Bharat Ram (India), Dr. Serge Resnikoff (Switzerland), And Dr. Wang wei (China).
VII is a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, supported by the Vision for Life Fund from Essilor, the world leader in opthaloric optics. The organization hosts a unique research database visionimpactinstitute.org.
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