Posts tagged as traffic accidents

Latvia’s worst road traffic accident blackspots mapped

Friday, June 12, 2020

The most dangerous places on Latvia’s roads have been mapped, giving drivers and other road users a chance to check tem out and take extra care. A new    map of dangerous sections and intersections or blackspots   summarizes data of road traffic accidents for the three-year period from 2017 to 2019 and was released June 11 by Latvijas Valsts Ceļi (Latvian State Roads). The good news is that compared to previous years, the number of…

Nearly 4,000 road traffic accidents in Latvia last year

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Updated statistics from the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that nearly 4,000 road traffic accidents (RTAs) were recorded in Latvia during the course of 2018. In total 3,975 RTAs were recorded, an increase of exactly one hundred on 2017’s figure of 3,875 and far ahead of 2010’s figure of 3,193 RTAs. That means that on an average day there are around 10 accidents on Latvia’s highways and byways – at least, those that…

Study: Latvian residents worried the most about traffic accidents when travelling

Friday, February 22, 2019

When travelling abroad, Latvian residents are afraid the most of ending up in a traffic accident (56%), fall ill (54%) or become injured (53%), according to results of a study performed by If Insurance. Only 7% of all travellers admit not being afraid of anything. Men and women are worried more or less about the same things. However, women are worried more than men about losing their luggage or getting…