Road ac­ci­dent losses cost Iran 7 to 11 bil­lion dol­lars

Tehran Times - - SOCIETY -

TEHRAN — Traf­fic-re­lated ac­ci­dents im­pose hefty costs of 7 to 11 bil­lion dol­lars on Iran an­nu­ally, the Ma­jlis Re­search Cen­ter has an­nounced, Mehr news agency re­ported on Tues­day.

Ev­ery day some 43 peo­ple die in road ac­ci­dents and the num­ber of those who sus­tain in­juries are timed by 16, the Ira­nian Red Cres­cent So­ci­ety Youth Or­ga­ni­za­tion has said.

Some 20 per­cent of fe­male bread win­ners have lost their hus­bands in traf­fic ac­ci­dents and some 60 per­cent of spinal cord in­juries are caused in car crashes, Ma­soud Habibi re­gret­ted.

Ma­jlis Re­search Cen­ter also known as Re­search Cen­ter of the Is­lamic Leg­isla­tive As­sem­bly is the re­search arm of the par­lia­ment.

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