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According to a report from the ETSC up to 40% of all road deaths are work-related.
In May 2017, Accident Analysis and Prevention (AAP) published the article Mobile phone conversations, listening to music and quiet (electric) cars: Are traffic sounds important for safe cycling
In its Manifesto #4RoadSafety the Global Network for Road Safety Legislators makes an appeal for greater effort to halve the number of road deaths worldwide.
The scientific article Road injuries, health burden, but not fatalities make 12- to 17-year olds a high risk group in the Netherlands has been published in the European Journal of Public Health.
On 2 May 2017, Statistics Netherlands announced: in 2016 the number of road deaths in the Netherlands reached a total of 629.

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