First publishedin Road Technology LIVE at CONEXPO-CON/AGG on www.WorldHighways.com
Zambia’s road safety problem is continuing, with measures to cut crashes having so far proven ineffective. Data from the Zambian Police shows that 25 people were killed in road crashes during the recent holiday period from 3rd August to 7th August. There were also 78 people injured in road crashes during this period.
The casualties resulted from 213 crashes, 22 of which involved fatalities and 15 of which involved serious injuries.
During the same holiday period in 2017, there were 190 crashes, seven of which involved fatalities and 12 of which involved serious injuries. There were 13 road fatalities in this period in 2017.