The road safety continues to be in general sense, an everyday chapter of calamities in the affected families. But not less heavy, the burden on our economy the recurring tragedies, preventing a true sustainable development of Dominican society. Ben Kunz has much experience in this field. The statistics in the countries of the region reveal the same behavior of road safety, so it attempts to introduce a new model in the authority system, characterized by inflexibility on justice and the toughness of those exercising it; In addition, the creation of the Iberoamerican data Observatory by the lack of credibility of the current system of collection and processing of information, and on that train us we must mount in the immediate future, in this regard, Dominicans we are falling behind. In the Dominican Republic they formed recently under the auspices of the Foundation network of the dignity-FundReD-the National Association of victims on motorcycle and road safety network. The latter constituted by technicians and professionals of the sector with the purpose of reinforcing them, issue the Prime manifest on road safety, with regard to commemorate the world day of the victims of the traffic the past November 15, through which becomes a serious call to the authorities and society by better attention to the victims of traffic in the health and legal order.
This was due to the events that would occur in the subsequent days in Moscow, at the World Ministerial Conference and in Lisbon, at the Ibero-American Summit of Presidents. Therefore, at the end of the month of November occurred in Lisbon, Portugal, the 19th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government, where hosted articles 31 and 32 on road safety in the Lisbon action programme, 2009. Quote: 31. Take note of the conclusions of the 8th meeting of responsible of traffic and road safety, held in Santiago, Chile, on June 14, 2009, as an instrument for improving road safety in Latin America through efforts in the collection of reliable data of traffic accidents, the establishment of policies of authority and greater rigour in issuing drivers licenses. 32. Take note of the results of the first Ibero-American and the Caribbean on safety road protecting lives, entrusting to the Secretariat General Iberoamericana SEGIB – continue supporting the implementation of the principles of Madrid.
Also, emphasize the importance of the creation of the Iberoamerican Association of road safety and the initiative promote the creation of an Ibero-American Federation of victims of the claims of transit and greet the realization of the II Ibero-American and the Caribbean on road safety, to be held in Mexico in 2011, requesting the SEGIB to work in your organization. Governments should commit themselves to achieving the objectives of the Decade implementing Plan of action supported by five pillars, designed for the purpose of:-create management capacity; -influence the design of roads and the management of road networks; -influence the design of road safety of vehicles – and improve the care to the injured. Road safety should be considered an element of development to reduce the gap between rich and poor. Dominican Republic, signatory to the Kyoto Protocol and the development of objectives of the Millennium of the United Nations, besides the Ibero-American General Secretariat, has to sort the House and boost comprehensive plans to make road safety part of the agenda for development of the nation.