European Conference of Ministers of Transport (2006). Road safety performance: national peer review: Russian Federation
. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
The Russian Federation has the highest road death rate of all ECMT member countries and contributes one third of all road deaths in these countries. In addition to the high toll of human tragedy and suffering, the socio-economic cost of crashes, officially estimated at 2.5% of GDP, presents a considerable barrier to a healthy Russian economy. The problem is predominantly urban, concentrated in Russia's largest cities, and with particularly sharp increases in deaths and serious injuries experienced in the Moscow region. International experts who undertook this review confirm that substantial im.
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