“The Road Safety Annual Report – 2017 edition reveals that Fortaleza has reached its lowest number of people who have lost their lives for the past 15 years. Specifically, throughout 2017, 256 deaths were identified. Only in December 2017, 19 fatal traffic fatalities were recorded. This number is expected to be lower this year as a result of the actions. Since 2014 the number of road deaths has fallen by 35% thanks to three consecutive falls each year. This study is fundamental to guide all axes of action of road safety policy of municipal management, both in the area of inspection, as well as in the planning, execution of engineering projects and education for traffic.”
City Hall of Fortaleza (Brazil, 2018).