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WHO says road fatalities are too high

WHO says road fatalities are too high

The latest report recently released by the World Health Organization during a joint-press conference in Geneva and London has announced that around 1.25 million people die because of traffic accidents around the world each year. The death toll is as high even as numerous countries in recent years embarked on […]

US: cities with worst traffic jams

US: cities with worst traffic jams

It is not a novelty that the traffic in the U.S. has worsened because of a growth in car sales and a rising American economy. This has led to a negative impact of personal and financial nature for drivers and roads, both. The 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard, which was released […]

US: traffic death level reaches record low

US: traffic death level reaches record low

According to the US Department of Transportation, in 2013, on America’s motorways 32,719 people died in traffic accidents, but the figure is lower by more than 3% from the data recorded in 2012 and leads to an overall drop of 25% across the span of a decade. The latest figures […]

US: Thanksgiving traffic could increase massively

US: Thanksgiving traffic could increase massively

This holiday season industry observers predict Americans will travel even more by car, skipping other traditional means of travel – trains and planes. The reason – cheap gasoline. This holiday season the drivers that need or want to travel by car will be sharing the highways with many others as […]

US: car gridlocks bring losses worth $124 billion annually

US: car gridlocks bring losses worth $124 billion annually

A study conducted by Seattle-based INRIX and the Centre for Economics and Business Research has shown that direct and indirect losses caused by traffic congestion cost American drivers a whopping $124 billion. What’s more alarming is that because of numerous factors, such as the population rise, GDP increase, decline in […]