Global Road Safety Targets

Following the request of the United Nations General Assembly, on November 22, 2017 Member States reached
consensus on 12 global road safety performance targets.

Target 1

By 2020, all
countries establish a comprehensive multisectoral national road safety action plan with time-bound targets.

Target 2

By 2030, all countries accede to one or more of the core road safety-related UN legal instruments.

Target 3

By 2030, all new
roads achieve technical standards for all road users that take into account road safety, or meet a three star rating or better.

Target 4

By 2030, more than 75% of travel on existing roads is on roads that meet technical standards for all road users that take into account road safety.

Target 5

By 2030, 100% of new (defined as produced, sold or imported) and used vehicles meet high quality safety standards, such as the recommended priority UN Regulations, Global Technical Regulations, or equivalent recognized national performance requirements.

Target 6

By 2030, halve the proportion of vehicles travelling over the posted speed limit and achieve a reduction in speed-related injuries and fatalities.

Target 7

By 2030, increase the proportion of motorcycle riders correctly using standard helmets to close to 100%.

Target 8

By 2030, increase the proportion of motor vehicle occupants using safety belts or standard child restraint systems to close to 100%.

Target 9

By 2030, halve the number of road traffic injuries and fatalities related to drivers using alcohol, and/or achieve a reduction in those related to other psychoactive substances.

Target 10

By 2030, all countries have national laws to restrict or prohibit the use of mobile phones while driving.

Target 11

By 2030, all countries to enact regulation for driving time and rest periods for professional drivers, and/or accede to international/regional regulation in this area.

Target 12

By 2030, all countries establish and achieve national targets in order to minimize the time interval between road traffic crash and the provision of first professional emergency care.

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