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Advancing Road Safety: A Continued Decline in Road Fatalities in Jamaica

From January 1 to September 14, 2023, Jamaica has experienced positive trends in road safety, with 267 Collisions and 287 unfortunate Deaths on our roads.

Comparing these figures to the same period in 2022, when there were 294 Collisions and 339 Fatalities, we continue to witness a consistent decline in road incidents. Specifically, there’s been a 9% decrease in Collisions and an impressive 15% reduction in Deaths.

Jamaica’s dedication to road safety is making a noticeable impact, and we invite you to share your insights and perspectives on these promising road crash statistics.

In our ongoing commitment to road safety, we also encourage you to explore the existing Online Fatal Crash Map, which visualizes the distribution of fatal road crashes across Jamaica.

Experience the Online Fatal Crash Map here:

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Let’s continue working together to make Jamaica’s roads safer for everyone.

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