Time to buckle up

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Time to buckle up
 © CyprusWeekly 2017
By Paula Manoli-Gray

I read some very alarming – but equally unsurprising – news last week regarding road safety. It was reported that police statistics show that out of the island’s road deaths in 2016, 63% of people in car accidents were not wearing a seatbelt, and 46% of motorcyclists were not wearing helmets.

And it gets worse still – driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding, as well as not wearing a seatbelt or helmet, caused the majority of road fatalities in 2016… a whopping 97% to be exact.

Furthermore, it was stated that ‘many lives could have been saved if...

Time to buckle up

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