Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/68814
Authors: 
Hultkrantz, Lars
Lindberg, Gunnar
Year of Publication: 
2011
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International Transport Forum Discussion Paper 2011-26
Abstract: 
Traffic accidents are a human tragedy that kills 1.2 million people worldwide annually (World Health Organization, 2004). The cost of traffic accidents are huge and recent estimates for US alone suggest the cost to be USD 433 billion in year 2000 or 4.3 percentage of GDP (Parry et al, 2007). A reduction of this cost can be done in two ways, either by reducing the number of accidents or by mitigating the consequences of the existing accidents. Insurance systems can contribute to both.
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