Number of road deaths up 5.9% in Hungary
Approximately 626 people died in traffic fatalities in Hungary last year – a 5.9% increase from 2013, however, there was a 52% decrease in fatalities between 2000 and 2013, according to data published today by the International Transport Forum.
In most of the Central European countries, the number of traffic fatalities decreased: Poland by 4.6%, Slovenia by 13.6%, and Austria by 5.5%.
Of the 32 countries studied, the lowest number of traffic fatalities in 2013, per thousand of the population, was reported in Sweden, while the highest number was in Argentina, where roughly 12 people per 100,000 died in traffic accidents.
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