Peru: traffic accidents serious public safety problem

Posted on August 12, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America Health, Peru, Social Issues, TRAVEL

According to the director of PDMVAT, in general, each year in Peru there are 80 000 road accidents. Of which 75% occur in Lima, ie about 55 000. In addition, 1,100 deaths occur annually in Lima and Callao for this cause. While 4,500 people are injured after being victims of such accidents. 900 000 traffic accidents have occurred in the past 13 years throughout the country. 40 000 deaths nationwide have been recorded during the same period. Read Article

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