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Pedestrian fatalities reduces in the UAE, but is still high

http://www.thenational.ae/uae/transport/pedestrian-deaths-fall-9-in-uae-but-still-higher-than-in-the-west Last year, pedestrian deaths in the UAE declined 9 per cent to 1,209 from 1,328 in 2011, said the Ministry of Interior. Abdullilah Zineddin, a road-safety specialist in Abu Dhabi, said pedestrian fatalities in the UAE and in the GCC accounted for almost one third of roadway-related deaths. “This number is significantly higher than… Read More ›

57% of accident victims in Mumbai are pedestrians

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/15/2013030120130301085632828a34bc22a/Pedestrian-is-the-most-endangered-species-in-the-city.html  Fifty-seven of every 100 people who die on Mumbai’s roads are pedestrians, according to Road Safety Assessment for Mumbai, a first-of-its-kind study conducted by the traffic police and EMBARQ India, a transport think tank. The study, which analysed all road accidents in the city between 2008 and 2012, has captured trends in fatalities, classified… Read More ›

In Bangalore 47% of Road Accident Victims are Pedestrians

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-12/bangalore/36295961_1_pedestrians-traffic-signals-traffic-police With nearly 50% of accidents involving pedestrians, the traffic police will focus on being more pedestrian-friendly this year. For the record, of the 755 accident victims in the city during 2012, 354 were pedestrians. Unscientific road crossing, footpath riding and parking by vehicles, and negligent driving are said to be the main causes behind… Read More ›

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