World Remembrance Day For Traffic Victims

From Walk SF:

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims takes place on the third Sunday in November every year as the appropriate acknowledgment of victims of road traffic crashes and their families.

World Day of Remembrance started in 1993 and was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2005.

 

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