Global Road Safety Week: The Importance of a Proactive and Holistic Approach to Road Safety

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This month the WHO and the UN regional commissions convene to host the 6th UN Global Road Safety Week to garner policy commitments both locally and nationally in order to improve road safety worldwide. 

The Week signifies the official launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety (2021-2030), a Global Plan which has ambitious aims to prevent at least 50% of road traffic deaths and injuries by 2030.  

The epidemic nature of road related deaths  

Research conducted by the WHO highlights the epidemic nature of road related deaths and the need for governments to implement a Safe System approach to help combat it. 

Road traffic injuries kill 1.2 million people each year and are the second leading cause of death globally among young people. Michael Bloomberg, the WHO’s Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and Injuries reasons that ‘every one of those deaths and injuries are preventable.’

The #Love30 campaign will advocate for policy changes at the 6th Global Road Safety Week in order to make 30 km/h (20 mph) speed limits the norm for cities worldwide in areas where there is a significant mixture of traffic and footfall.  

The policy aims to create safe environments that have the dual benefit of reducing the  percentage of road accidents and combating climate change through reduced fuel consumption and carbon emissions.  

Similarly to the #Love30 campaign, Stream Check helps to create a safer environment for both drivers and pedestrians, but through a variety of application-based solutions/functions. 

Discover, report and resolve defects before they become a problem  

Our app makes it easy for drivers to complete any number of customisable check or inspection types: including daily walkaround checks, pre-use or first-use checks and scheduled inspections.  

Stream Check's Online & Mobile Application

Forgot to complete a specific check/inspection? Not to worry – you’ll be notified as a reminder, allowing you to discover and report defects. Any reported issues are communicated directly to whoever needs the information (such as your fleet maintenance team) to ensure that they are resolved before they become an issue.

Identifying and addressing these defects plays a pivotal role in ensuring vehicles are safe and compliant, whilst reducing the amount of time a vehicle spends off road. 

Never miss another service or inspection with automated schedules and reminders  

Vehicles require servicing or inspection based three factors: dates, mileage and/or a combination of both.  

Stream Check automatically schedules inspections and bookings when, for example, your vehicle is due for its MOT or once it has surpassed its 2,500 mileage inspection threshold.

Set up regular automated notifications to remind yourself when they are due, so that they are never missed.  

Discover more ways Stream Check helps to improve road safety


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