road accident victims

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  • Distracted driving main cause of road accidents last month 2019-07-20 22:54

    Distracted driving main cause of road accidents last month

    TEHRAN – Distracted driving was the main cause of traffic-related accidents being responsible for 34 percent of the crashes happened during the Iranian calendar month of Khordad (May 22-June 21), Nader Rahmani, a senior traffic police official has said. With a share of 20.8 percent, driving at an unsafe speed was the second major cause of road accidents happened in the country during the last month of spring, he explained.

  • 3,863 Iranians lost lives in road crashes within 3 months 2019-06-26 20:44

    3,863 Iranians lost lives in road crashes within 3 months

    TEHRAN – Road crash casualties amounted to 3,863 in the country during the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21), traffic police chief Seyed Kamal Hadianfar has said.

  • Road crashes 2018-12-12 09:17

    Road deaths in Iran sharply fall in 3 years: WHO

    TEHRAN- Iran’s road traffic deaths fell from 32.1 per 100,000 population in 2015 to 20.5 in 2018, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) 2018 global status report on road safety published in December. 

  • Traffic-related deaths in urban areas drop by 6% compared to last year 2018-11-22 10:45

    Traffic-related deaths in urban areas drop by 6% compared to last year

    TEHRAN – Road fatalities caused by traffic accidents occurred in urban areas have dropped by 6 percent during the first six months of the Iranian current calendar year (March 21- September 22) compared to the same period last year, Traffic Police chief said on Tuesday.

  • Road traffic deaths drop by 2.5% in 23 days 2018-09-17 09:48

    Road traffic deaths drop by 2.5% in last month of summer

    TEHRAN — Traffic police chief Taqi Mehri has announced that road casualties have decreased by 2.5 percent over the past 23 days of the Iranian calendar month of Shahrivar (August 23-September 22, 2017) in the country compared to the same period last year.

  • Road fatalities up 24% in New Year holidays 2018-05-24 09:32

    Road fatalities up 24% in New Year holidays

    TEHRAN — Road crash fatalities have increased by 24 percent during the Iranian New Year holidays (from March 16 to April 4) compared to the corresponding period last year.

  • Minimizing car accidents on agenda: MP 2018-04-07 19:52

    Minimizing car accidents on agenda: MP

    TEHRAN — Disabilities incurred by car accidents in Iran are shockingly high and Majlis (the Iranian parliament) is pursuing an agenda to reduce traffic-related injuries, MP Salman Khodadadi has said.

  • road accidents 2018-03-28 07:05

    Holiday trips on the rise, road casualties drop

    TEHRAN — Over the Iranian New Year vacation (starting on March 21) holiday trips grew by 12 percent and road casualties have decreased comparatively, deputy police chief Eskandar Momeni said on Monday.

  • Athletes, artists launch campaign to reduce road accidents 2018-03-18 22:37

    Athletes, artists launch campaign to reduce road accidents

    TEHRAN – A group of famous Iranian athletes and artists have initiated a campaign titled ‘please_stay_alive’ with the aim of cutting road accidents and fatalities.

  • Bus carrying schoolgirls rolls over, 9 killed 2017-09-01 17:42

    Bus carrying schoolgirls rolls over, 9 killed

    TEHRAN — A bus rollover early on Friday killed seven schoolgirls, their teacher, and the driver and 34 others were injured.

  • تصادف 2017-03-30 19:47

    Road casualties drop by 7% in Noruz holidays: Traffic Police chief

    TEHRAN — Road casualties have decreased by seven percent since the beginning of the holidays (Mar. 15) in Iran compared to the same period last year, Traffic Police chief said on Wednesday.

  • تصادف و ترافیک شدید در محور مشهد به تربت حیدریه 2017-03-25 02:10

    Car pile-up left one dead, 63 injured in northeast Iran

    At least one person has been killed and some 63 are wounded in a 130-car pile-up on a road leading to Mashhad, northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi, on Friday.