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Road Safety: A future without stop signs

With nearly 20 million cars and trucks on our roads, automobiles have become a fact of life for Canadians. But our reliance on them comes at a cost. Over the past 50 years nearly 200,000 Canadians have died in traffic accidents — more than were killed in both world wars combined. In addition, despite vastly improved safety measures automobile accidents continue to be a major cause of death of younger Canadians. CBC Archives takes a look at the long, slow road to improved traffic safety.


Medium: Radio
Program: The Current
Broadcast Date: May 31, 2004
Guest(s): Hans Monderman
Host: Anna Maria Tremonti
Duration: 7:14
Photo: Chris Jenkins/Flickr Creative Commons

Last updated: March 29, 2012

Page consulted on June 19, 2013

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