Police data: 31 die in traffic accidents in February

Provisional police data on the number of Czechs who perished in traffic-related accidents in February suggests the second lowest mortality rate in twenty years. According to the numbers, 31 people died this February, down significantly from 51 in 2011. However, the 2010 figure of 30 deaths remains a low water mark, the highest being 92 deaths in February 2000, according to ČTK. February 27th was the worst day of February 2012 for traffic accidents, with five deaths. The data also shows that 13 days in the month of February saw no deaths at all.

Author: Dominik Jůn