traffic accidents

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  • 7,561 Iranians died in traffic accidents in 5 months 2019-10-08 19:24

    7,561 Iranians died in traffic accidents in 5 months

    TEHRAN – Road crashes claimed lives of 7,561 people during the first five months of this year (started March 21), according to the latest data released by Iran’s Forensics Organization.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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.

  • Children account for 13% of road fatalities 2019-05-22 19:33

    Children aged 10 and below account for 13% of road fatalities

    TEHRAN – Some 13 percent of all casualties of road traffic accidents in the country are children aged 10 or younger, Traffic Police Chief Seyed Kamal Hadianfar has said.

  • Nearly 3,800 motorcycle riders killed in crashes last year 2019-05-06 20:37

    Nearly 3,800 motorcycle riders killed in crashes last year

    TEHRAN — Iran’s forensics organization director has said 3,745 motorcycle riders were killed in crashes last year (March 2018-March 2019).

  • Traffic-related deaths drop by 20% during new year holidays 2019-04-10 09:12

    Traffic-related deaths drop by 20% during new year holidays

    TEHRAN – Traffic related deaths at the crash scene have decreased by 20 percent during the new year holidays from March 16 to April 6, Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari 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.

  • 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.

  • Winter traffic scheme to begin in a month   2018-11-18 21:14

    Winter traffic scheme to begin in a month  

    TEHRAN —Winter traffic scheme, aiming to increase road safety during cold weather, will begin on December 13 and end on March 13, Traffic Police chief Taqi Mehri has said.

  • IRCS saves 6,000 from death in accidents 2018-07-25 09:06

    IRCS saves more than 6,300 from death in accidents

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has rescued some 6,324 individuals from June 3 to July 21 within the framework of a 100-day national rescue and relief scheme, deputy director for IRCS has said.