Pillar 5: Post Crash Response
and other systems to provide appropriate emergency treatment and longer term
rehabilitation for crash victims.
Activity 1: Develop prehospital care systems, including the extraction of a victim from a
vehicle after a crash, and implementation of a single nationwide telephone number for
emergencies, through the implementation of existing good practices.
Activity 2: Develop hospital trauma care systems and evaluate the quality of care
through the implementation of good practices on trauma care systems and quality
Activity 3: Provide early rehabilitation and support to injured patients and those bereaved by road traffic crashes, to minimize both physical and psychological trauma.
Activity 4: Encourage the establishment of appropriate road user insurance schemes to finance rehabilitation services for crash victims through:
Introduction of mandatory third-party liability; and International mutual recognition of insurance, e.g. green card system.
Activity 5: Encourage a thorough investigation into the crash and the application of an
effective legal response to road deaths and injuries and therefore encourage fair
settlements and justice for the bereaved and injuries.
Activity 6: Provide encouragement and incentives for employers to hire and retain people with disabilities.
Activity 7: Encourage research and development into improving post crash response.