What are the most dangerous countries in the world to drive in?
Argentina is one of the five most dangerous countries in the world for conduct, according to a study by the North American company Zutobi, which specializes in road education for drivers. It occupies fourth place in the ranking, behind South Africa, Thailand and the United States.
The analysis included fifty-three countries from different continents and took into account different factors, such as the number of people killed in road accidents per year, the maximum legal speed limit, the wearing of seat belts by front passengers, deaths in road accidents road related to alcohol consumption and the legal blood alcohol limit. .
The 10 most dangerous countries to drive in
- South Africa: safety index of 3.41/10
- Thailand: 4.35/10
- UNITED STATES: 5.03/10
- Argentina: 5.06/10
- India: 5.48/10
- bosnia: 5.62/10
- Croatia: 5.62/10
- Malaysia: 5.63/10
- Peru: 5.74/10
- Bolivia: 5.74/10
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South Africa ranks first in the ranking because 22.2 people die there per 100,000 inhabitants per year. Outraged, use of front seat belts it is only 31% and accounts for 57.5% of deaths in alcohol-related traffic accidents.
Second place went to Thailand, with 40% front seat belt usage and 32.2 people killed in crashes per year per 100,000 population. And the third for the United States, the result of 29 percent of alcohol-related fatalities and a maximum legal limit of 0.8 grams per litre.
According to Zutobi, in Argentina, 14.1 people die per year per 100,000 inhabitants, the use of the front seat belt is 40.8% and there are 17% of deaths in accidents related to the consumption of alcohol. alcohol.
The 10 safest countries to drive in
The study of the North American company also detected which countries are the safest to drive.
- Norway: safety index of 8.20/10
- Iceland: 8.05/10
- Estonia: 7.90/10
- Japan: 7.88/10
- Moldova: 7.73/10
- Hungary: 7.68/10
- Israel: 7.59/10
- Sweden: 7.52/10
- Czechoslovakia: 7.32/10
- Swiss: 7.20/10
Norway is the safest country to drive thanks to the fact that “just” 2.1 people per year die in traffic accidents per 100,000 inhabitants, the use of front seat belts reaches 95.2% and road accidents related to alcohol consumption are 13%.
The countries with the highest seat belt use are Japan, France, Czechoslovakia and Germany, at 98%. For its part, Iceland has the lowest number of street deaths (2 per 100,000 inhabitants) and Malaysia, where the number of deaths in road accidents linked to alcohol consumption is the lowest (0.1%).