According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), an estimated 1.3 million people die in road accidents
around the world each year. Car crashes have become the leading cause of death for people aged between 5 and 29 yeard old and they cost the global economy up to $500 billion annually. Libya has by far the most deaths per capita - 73.4 per 100,000 inhabitants. Thailand comes a distant second with 36.2 while Malawi is in third place with 35.