Dimis wrote:While I agree even one death is one too many, the road toll is from memory averages a small number 300-400 people per year.
When you put it into perspective ie: comparative to other nations, the number of cars on the road, and distances traveled etc... is quite low.
We are pretty good and our policing on speed and alcohol some of the strongesting the world. But the UK, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, and Scandinavia are all doing better. Ie most all the other places that have a strong legal system and good social equality.
A fantastic interactive map here:
http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/road ... ualization