First publishedon www.WorldHighways.com
A slight improvement in road safety has been seen in Kenya for the January to September 2017 period compared with the figures for the same months during 2016. There were 1,919 reported road deaths during January to September 2017 compared with 2,078 reported fatalities in January to September 2016. The number of drivers killed in crashes during January to September 2017 dropped to 212 while the number of pedestrians killed in road crashes during this period dropped to 714/. However there was an increase in road deaths amongst motorcycle riders during January to September 2017, with fatalities of 154 during this period.