Travelling every day, no matter how short the distance is, is a risk .Most of us pray to God for journey mercies, but the thing is, we have to take necessary precautions on our end. We need to play our part, then God completes the rest.
About 3000 car accidents occur every day around the world. 22% of these accidents are caused by alcohol and other drugs.
Today, you would be educated on the countries highest road traffic death rate .
These statistics is presented per 100,000 people.
What does this mean ?
Let’s say the deaths presented below for country X is 50 , that means out of 100,000 people, 50 die as a result of car accidents .
Let’s get started .
11.São Tomé and Príncipe
7.Central African Republic
5.Democratic Republic of the Congo
If you study this list closely, most of the countries are in Africa . Libya also records about two times more deaths than the country that precedes her-Thailand.
Thankfully, Nigeria didn’t make this list this time around, but in 2017, according to FRSC 4410 deaths were recorded on Nigeria roads.
Please be safe, whether you are a pedestrian or driver, always obey traffic rules, use the pedestrian bridges, pay attention to the road and maintain your vehicles.
Stay safe !