road accidents

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  • Traffic-related deaths increased by 9.6% in 6 months 2021-11-02 19:00

    Traffic-related deaths increased by 9.6% in 6 months

    TEHRAN – Traffic-related accidents have claimed the lives of 8,644 Iranians during the first six months of this year (March 21-September 21), which shows an increase of 9.6 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the Legal Medicine Organization.

  • Coronavirus halves road accident casualties in Iran 2020-07-11 17:25

    Coronavirus halves road accident casualties in Iran

    TEHRAN – Traffic-related accidents and mortalities have decreased by 50 percent over the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 20) compared to the same period last year due to the outbreak of coronavirus which has slashed travels across the country.

  • Fars province registers highest road deaths in summer 2019-09-28 11:41

    Fars province registers highest road deaths in summer

    TEHRAN – The highest rate of road casualties across the country took place in Fars province during summer, traffic police chief Teymour Hosseini has announced.

  • Each fatal accident brings $1.2m loss: Traffic Police chief 2019-09-18 19:32

    Each fatal accident brings $1.2m loss: Traffic Police chief

    TEHRAN – The country burdens heavy loss of 51 billion rials (around $1.2 million) per fatal road crash, Seyed Kamal Hadianfar, Traffic Police chief has announced. He explained that during the first 4 months of this year (started March 21), 53 percent of people get killed immediately at the crash scene, while 6 percent of deaths happened on the way to hospitals.

  • IRCS rescues over 37,000 from death during summer 2019-09-07 19:50

    IRCS rescues over 37,000 from death during summer

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has rescued 37,536 individuals in natural disasters or accidents happened due to human errors since the beginning of summer (June 22), within the framework of the national rescue and relief scheme, IRCS director Morteza Salimi has said.

  • 81% of bus drivers responsible for fatal accidents in 2 months 2019-09-03 21:58

    81% of bus drivers responsible for fatal accidents in 2 months

    TEHRAN – The number of public transport fleet accidents has increased significantly over the last two months, and 81% of bus drivers were to blame for fatal road crashes, Traffic Police chief has announced.

  • ‘Traffic-related accidents incurred $480m loss last year’ 2019-08-21 19:44

    ‘Traffic-related accidents incurred $480m loss last year’

    TEHRAN – Traffic-related accidents brought heavy economic burden amounting to 20 trillion rials (about $480 million) for the country in the past Iranian calendar year (ended March 20), Tehran traffic police chief Teymour Hosseini has said.

  • IRCS rescues some 29,000 from death in summer 2019-08-17 22:52

    IRCS rescues some 29,000 from death in summer

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has rescued 28,947 individuals from death since the beginning of summer (June 22), within the framework of the national rescue and relief scheme, IRCS director Morteza Salimi has said.

  • Pedestrians responsible for 26% of road crashes last month 2019-07-29 20:41

    Pedestrians responsible for 26% of road crashes last month

    TEHRAN – Pedestrians had a share of 26 percent in urban traffic accidents happened during the Iranian calendar month of Tir (June 22- July 22), Nader Rahmani, a senior traffic police official has said.

  • Over 4,000 Iranians killed in car crashes within 3 months 2019-07-23 14:34

    Over 4,000 Iranians killed in car crashes within 3 months

    TEHRAN – Traffic-related accidents claimed lives of 4,129 Iranians during the past 3 months (April 21-July 22), traffic police chief Seyed Kamal Hadianfar has said.

  • 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.

  • 2 traffic violations major causes of road accidents 2019-05-11 22:54

    2 traffic violations major causes of road accidents

    TEHRAN – Two human errors have contributed to 60 percent of road crashes occurred in the country during the Iranian calendar month of Farvardin (March 21-April 20), Nader Rahmani, a senior traffic police official has said.

  • Hamed Barakati, the head of community, family and schools department in the Ministry of Health 2019-04-18 02:29

    Road accidents, top cause of death among youth: official 

    TEHRAN- Road accidents is the leading cause of death in Iranian youth, accounting for 30% of deaths among them, said the head of community, family and schools health department in the Ministry of Health. 

  • IRCS’s next year budget rises by $48m 2019-03-03 22:01

    IRCS’s next year budget rises by $48m

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has received a budget rise of 2 trillion rials (nearly $48 million) within the framework of the budget bill approved for the next calendar year (starting on March 21), deputy head of the IRCS has said.

  • Motorcyclists responsible for Tehran traffic accidents by 63% 2019-02-20 11:04

    Motorcyclists responsible for 63% of accidents in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Motorcycle riders are the highest contributors to road fatality being responsible for 63 percent of the accidents happened in the Iranian capital in the first 10 months of the current [Iranian calendar] year (starting on March 21, 2018), head of accidents department of Tehran Traffic Police has said.