Brazil has 42 of the world's most lethal transit
The Institute for Transportation Research at the University of Michigan released a study entitled "Mortality in traffic accidents in 193 countries: a comparison with other causes of death." In the material, are disclosed various data relating to insecurity in traffic.
Taking into account only the traffic accidents, the country that, on average, more deaths registers is Namibia, with 45 deaths per 100 thousand people. In second place comes to Thailand with 44 per 100 000, followed by Iran with 38 per 100,000.
Brazil occupies the 42th position overall, with 22 deaths per 100 thousand people. It's the same number obtained by China, which comes in 44 th place. Among notable countries, the U.S. is in 97th place (14 per 100,000), Germany in 168 (6 per 100,000) and Japan in 178 (5 per 100,000). Who records fewer traffic deaths, on average, are the Maldives, with only 2 per 100 thousand.