road casualties

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  • 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.

  • WHO supports Iran's efforts to reduce road traffic casualties 2019-08-24 19:55

    WHO supports Iran's efforts to reduce road traffic casualties

    TEHRAN – Christoph Hamelmann, World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Iran, said that WHO will highly support Iran’s efforts on reducing road fatalities.

  • 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.

  • Some 50 people die in traffic-related accidents per day 2019-01-20 20:53

    Some 50 people die in traffic-related accidents per day

    TEHRAN — Everyday 40 to 50 people in the country lose their lives on a daily basis in traffic-related accidents, an official with traffic police has said.

  • 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.

  • 4 human errors caused 80% of road crashes in month 2018-09-12 00:15

    4 human errors caused 80% of road crashes in month

    TEHRAN – Just four traffic violations have contributed to 80 percent of road accidents occurred in the country during the fifth Iranian calendar month of Mordad (July 23-August 22), Nader Rahmani, a senior traffic police official has said.

  • Health minister blames ‘sub-standard’ auto industry for road casualties 2018-08-19 21:49

    Health minister blames ‘sub-standard’ auto industry for road casualties

    TEHRAN — The Iranian health minister has blamed the sub-standard domestic auto industry products for road casualties in the country, saying that increased fatalities may stem from the fact that “we do not treasure human life”.