Shocking Zimbabwe traffic accident statistics

From Kubatana Zimbabwe Blog Tue Nov 20 2012, 03:26:39

I've just come across some shocking statistics on Zimbabwe's road traffic safety - or lack thereof. According to Transport, Communications and Infrastructure Development Minister Nicholas Goche: In Zimbabwe there are 28 deaths per every 10 000 registered vehicles and there is a traffic collision every 15 minutes with an average of 45 people getting injured [...]

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