• On average, one person dies every five hours on Canadian roads. More than 160 people lose their lives in a month. 37 people are killed (on average) each week; 5 people die on Canada's roads on average per day.
  • Each year in Canada, over 1,834 people are killed in road crashes and another 149,900 are injured.
  • Alcohol, drugs, speeding, driver distraction, fatigue and failure to buckle up are key factors that can contribute to collisions.
  • Road crash victims also include families, friends and colleagues who must live forever with the loss or suffering of their loved ones.
  • Road safety is a shared responsibility and each of us can take action to make our roads safer.
  • Canada’s Road Safety Strategy 2025 is Canada’s plan to improve safety on our roads.