EghtesadOnline: Data released by the Iranian Legal Medicine Organization spotlight road fatalities, showing that during the seven months to Oct. 22, over 11,000 lives have been claimed, 2.1% higher than the year-ago period.
EghtesadOnline: Over the past 11 years, 34% of those who lost their lives in road accidents in Iran, constituting 70,056 victims, died in SAIPA’s small city car, Pride.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran’s Traffic Police has unveiled a new radio-based road alert system to reduce traffic accidents and road fatalities.
EghtesadOnline: The number of deaths in road accidents during Norouz, the Iranian New Year holiday season (March 21-April 2), fortunately dropped compared with the same period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Poor roads, substandard automobiles plus reckless driving are pushing up road fatalities, says a Traffic Police deputy chief.
EghtesadOnline: During the first half of the current fiscal that started in March, motorcyclists and pedestrians comprised close to 80% of road accident deaths, the High Council for Coordination of Urban Traffic reported.