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Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

If we talk about road accidents then someone gets injured or severely gets hurt on the roads every minute worldwide. Not only this, the World Health Organization has claimed that around 800 pedestrians die on the road every day. Besides this 850 motorcyclists die every day in accidents across the world. This however depends on the vehicle safety standards and inadequate driving laws. Let’s have a look at the top 10 countries with the safest roads in the world.

1. Micronesia

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

The World Health Organization has reported that the Federated States of Micronesia is the topmost country among all the countries that have the safest roads. The number of death in this country is 1.9 per 100000 people. There was a record of only 2 deaths throughout the year 2015.

2. Sweden

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

Sweden comes in the second position with the safest roads. The ratio of death is 2.8 per 100000 people. This difference in the deaths from other countries is due to the strict drunk driving laws as well as high vehicle safety standards.

3. The United Kingdom and Kiribati

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

These are the two countries that come in the third position together. The UK has 2.9 vehicle deaths per 100000 people and approximately 1927 deaths in a year. On the other hand, the tiny island nation of Kiribati has also the same ratio of deaths as the UK but if we talk about the total death number then it is less than that in the UK.

4. San Marino

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

San Marino located in Italy is a microstate with only 3.2 road deaths per 100000 people. According to WHO, surprisingly there was only 1 death in road accidents in the year 2017.

5. Switzerland

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

It is considered to have the safest roads because of the ratio 3.3 vehicle deaths per 100000 people with estimated 269 deaths in a year.

6. The Netherlands

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

The Netherlands comes in the sixth position with a total of approximately 574 road deaths in a year. The death ratio is about 3.4 per 100000 people.

7. Denmark

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

Denmark has 3.5 road deaths per 100000 people and has extremely good law. Safety measures are taken seriously by the citizens of Denmark which gives their country the seventh position in the list of safest roads.

8. Singapore and Israel

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

These two countries tie up for the eighth position on the list. According to the statistical reports, the death rate is estimated to 3.6 per 100000 people with about 197 total road accidents in a year. WHO has appreciated Singapore’s drunk driving, speed, and child seat laws.

9. Spain

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

Spain is the second last country in the list with 3.7 road deaths per 100000 people. According to WHO, 2000 people died in a year in road accidents.

10. Norway

Top 10 Countries With The Safest Roads

Norway is the last country with the safest roads above all the mentioned nine countries. Norway’s helmet law is inadequate which leads to a total of about 3000 deaths throughout the year.
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