Michelle Yeoh Urges Congress to Help Stop Road Death Epidemic

Posted by newsinfusion on Oct. 15, 2009

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For more info visit www.newsinfusion.comWashington, DC) Five million lives could be saved and 50 million serious injuries prevented over the next ten years, according to a report presented to Members of Congress today by international road safety experts. But to do so, world leaders must launch a ‘Decade of Action’ to combat the growing global road death crisis. Actress and Make Roads Safe Campaign ambassador Michelle Yeoh, urged Members of Congress to join efforts to combat the world’s fastest-growing and most neglected public health emergency. Yeoh, best known for her roles in the Hollywood hits Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Memoirs of a Geisha, urged the US government to play a leading role at next month’s first-ever UN Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Moscow. “The US has made progress on road safety, but of course much more needs to be done,” Yeoh said. “The United States can be a world leader on road safety, to save lives both at home and abroad in a Decade ...Watch For more info visit www.newsinfusion.comWashington, DC) Five million lives could be saved and 50 million serious injuries prevented over the next ten years, according to a report presented to Members of Congress today by international road safety experts. But to do so, world leaders must launch a ‘Decade of Action’ to combat the growing global road death crisis. Actress and Make Roads Safe Campaign ambassador Michelle Yeoh, urged Members of Congress to join efforts to combat the world’s fastest-growing and most neglected public health emergency. Yeoh, best known for her roles in the Hollywood hits Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Tomorrow Never Dies, and Memoirs of a Geisha, urged the US government to play a leading role at next month’s first-ever UN Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Moscow. “The US has made progress on road safety, but of course much more needs to be done,” Yeoh said. “The United States can be a world leader on road safety, to save lives both at home and abroad in a Decade ... now. Also, surf around Break to find the funniest videos, pictures and articles.

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