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Single vehicle deaths in Greece are EU’s highest

Greece has the highest rate of deaths in the European Union due to single-vehicle collisions (SVC), or a road accident in which only one vehicle is involved. According to the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), SVCs are responsible for one third of road fatalities in the EU in the 2013-2015 period. In Greece, however, they were the cause of 42 percent of road deaths, ahead of Luxembourg and Cyprus with 41 percent, Belgium with 38 percent, Norway with 37 percent and France with 36 percent.

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Serious traffic accident closes highway – Cyprus Mail

A 52-year-old woman was seriously injured on Tuesday after a car slammed into the rear of her vehicle on the Nicosia to Limassol highway near Chirokitia. The 63-year-old driver of the second vehicle was also taken to hospital after complaining of chest pains. The incident happened at 1.15pm, forcing the closure of the highway. The […]

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Police disappointed after hundreds booked despite seat belt campaign – Cyprus Mail

Ninety-one people who died in traffic accidents in six years had not been wearing their seat belts, police said on Saturday, expressing disappointment over the results of a week-long campaign that saw over a thousand drivers and passengers booked for not wearing the safety device. According to a statement, police had carried out a campaign […]

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Young man in serious condition after crash – Cyprus Mail

An 18-year-old man has been injured and is in serious condition after his motorbike collided with a car in Limassol on Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened at 4.30pm in Aristotelis Valaoritis street. The injured man, who was transferred to Limassol General Hospital, suffered a brain haemorrhage and a craniocerebral injury. Due to the severity of […]

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