John Rennie Short

John Rennie Short

Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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Deaths and injuries in road crashes are a ‘silent epidemic on wheels’

By: - June 1, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated mind-numbing statistics over the past two years: half a billion cases, 6 million deaths, 1 million in the U.S. alone. But another, less-publicized global scourge preceded it and is likely to outlast it: traffic deaths and injuries. Around 1.35 million people die each year on the world’s roads, and another […]