Motor Vehicle Accidents

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Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of preventable death of travelers, according to the World Health Organization.

Protect yourself:

Use safety belts when available

Avoid driving in rural areas after dark

Rent larger vehicles with seat belts and airbags

Don’t drink and drive

Avoid riding in large vehicles that are overcrowded, overweight, or top-heavy

Learn more about road safety and country-specific driving risks at Association for Safe International Road Travel