1978

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) for passenger cars

"Among Bosch’s many pioneering innovations in the area of vehicle safety is the Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). Introduced for passenger cars in 1978, ABS prevents a vehicle’s wheels from locking up during an emergency braking situation."
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9

years of ABS development

"ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) for passenger cars was a development Bosch engineers had been working on for nine years."
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1995

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) for two-wheelers

"Among Bosch’s many pioneering innovations in the area of vehicle safety is the Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). Introduced for two-wheelers in 1995, ABS prevents a vehicle’s wheels from locking up during an emergency braking situation."
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74%

vehicles equipped with ESP®

"The Electronic Stability Program (ESP®) supports drivers in nearly all critical driving situations by detecting vehicle skidding movements, and actively counteracting them. To date, 64 per cent of all new vehicles worldwide are equipped with ESP®."
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25

milliseconds of impact

"Integrated collision detection enables earlier and more reliable triggering of the safety features, such as airbags and seat belts. In fact, it can be triggered within precisely 25 milliseconds of impact."
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457,000,000

produced brake control systems

"Within 40 years, Bosch produced some 457 million ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) and ESP (Electronic Stability Program) brake control systems."
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260,000

accidents prevented

"260,000 accidents were prevented in Europe by ESP® (Electronic Stability Program) between 1995 and 2015."
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40

times a second

"40 times a second Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) reduces brake pressure and then increases it again if a wheel locks up. This keeps braking distances short, even on slippery surfaces, and the vehicle remains steerable."
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80%

accidents could be prevented

"The electronic stability program (ESP®) supports the driver in nearly all critical driving situations and considerably improves driving safety. Up to 80 per cent of all skidding accidents are prevented with ESP®."
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52%

less risk of injury

"With Bosch integrated safety systems the risk of injury to the upper body is 52 per cent lower than with conventional safety systems."
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24%

reduction of load to the neck

"Bosch integrated safety systems can reduce load to the neck of occupants by 24 per cent."
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120,000

deaths on ASEAN roads

"The World Health Organization estimates that up to 120,000 people are killed on ASEAN roads every year."
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#1

cause of death

"Road traffic injuries are now the #1 cause of death for children and young adults aged 5-29 years."

Source: Global status report on road safety 2018 launched by WHO (World Health Organization)

3

times higher death rates

"The risk of a road traffic death is more than 3 times higher in low-income countries than in high-income countries."

Source: Global status report on road safety 2018 launched by WHO (World Health Organization)

87%

helmet wearing rate

"87 per cent of drivers in the Philippines wear helmets."

Source: Global status report on road safety 2018 launched by WHO (World Health Organization)

110,025

Vehicular accidents

"110,025 vehicular catastrophes happened in Metro Manila in 2017."

Source: Philippine News Agency

2x

Number of vehicular catastophes doubled

"The number of vehicular catastophes in Metro Manila almoust doubled from 2007 (63,072) to 2017 (110,025)."

Source: Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS) annual report conducted by the MMDA-TEC-Road Safety Unit

434

road crashes resulted to deaths

"Of the 110,000 Metro Manila road crashes, 434 resulted in death (in 2017)."

Source: Philippine News Agency

19,374

road crashes with non-fatal injuries

"19,374 people were hurt in Metro Manila due to road accidents in 2017."

Source: Philippine News Agency

94,097

road crashes with damage to properties

"94,097 Manila road crashes resulted in damage to properties in 2017."

Source: Philippine News Agency

301

road accidents per day

"A daily average of 301 vehicular accidents occur in Metro Manila."

Source: Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS) annual report conducted by the MMDA-TEC-Road Safety Unit

12

road accidents per hour

"An average of 12 vehicular accidents per hour happen in Metro Manila."

Source: Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS) annual report conducted by the MMDA-TEC-Road Safety Unit

500

children killed

"On average, more than 500 children in the Philippines die every year due to road crashes."

Source: Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)

56%

motorcycle-related injuries

"Motorcycle-related injuries comprise 56 per cent of transport incidents in the Philippines."

Source: Global Road Safety Partnership

55%

motorised 2 and 3-wheelers

"Motorised 2 and 3-wheelers now comprise over 55 per cent of the Philippines’ registered vehicles."

Source: Global Road Safety Partnership

28

deaths per day

"On average, 28 Philippine roads users every day do not make it home alive."

Source: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

10,379

deaths per year

"10,379 people die on Philippine roads every year."

Source: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

2.6%

drainage of the GDP

"Experts estimate that road crashes drain 2.6 percent of the Philippines’ GDP."

Source: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

7.6

billion $

"Experts estimate that road crashes drain 7.6 billion $ of the Philippines’ GDP."

Source: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting