Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/146648
Authors: 
de Carvalho, Carlos Henrique Ribeiro
Year of Publication: 
2016
Series/Report no.: 
Texto para Discussão, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) 2212
Abstract (Translated): 
This paper presents the statistics of deaths from road accidents in Brazil in 2013 as well as the evolution of total deaths and mode of transport in the last 15 years using the mortality data of the Ministry of Health. In Brazil killed about 43,000 people each year in car accidents being the motorcycle users are most victims. The text also aims at providing a discussion of general guidelines for necessary public policy to reduce the number of traffic accidents.
Subjects: 
traffic safety
road transportation
traffic accidents
JEL: 
R41
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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