July sees lowest accident fatalities’ statistics in 20 years
Sixty-one people died on Czech roads in July of this year, the lowest figure in twenty years. Last year, 104 people died in the same month due to traffic accidents. The highest number of road fatalities in the month of July occurred in 2003, when 159 were killed in traffic. According to the statistics, a number of the accidents that occurred in July 2011 were caused by drivers under the influence of alcohol. The total number of traffic deaths for 2011 has reached 379.