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China suffers 250,000 road deaths a year: WHO

More than 250,000 people are killed on China's notoriously dangerous roads every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said—over four times official government statistics.

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Marijuana use involved in more fatal accidents in Colorado

The proportion of marijuana-positive drivers involved in fatal motor vehicle crashes in Colorado has increased dramatically since the commercialization of medical marijuana in the middle of 2009, according to a study by University ...

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Mapping global road risk

(Medical Xpress)—The next time you go to Africa or the Middle East, you may want to stay off the roads.

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Holiday driving dangerous, more so just before Christmas

(Medical Xpress)—The days just before Christmas, as people rush to buy presents and travel to holiday destinations, can be more dangerous on roadways than the days surrounding Thanksgiving and New Year's, according to a ...

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Dominican traffic death rate among world's highest

High school student Adonis Tineo lay motionless in an overflowing emergency room on a recent afternoon after slamming his motorcycle into a truck laden with rice as he tried to pass a minivan.

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