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Promoting Road Safety: Positive Trends in Jamaica’s Road Fatalities in 2023

From January 1 to August 31, 2023, our nation has witnessed a commendable decline in road crashes, with 251 Fatal Collisions and 270 lives lost on Jamaica’s roads.

Comparing this to the same period in 2022, when we recorded 277 Fatal Collisions and 316 Fatalities, the statistics reveal a notable 9% decrease in Fatal Collisions and a significant 15% reduction in Deaths.

Do you anticipate further progress in reducing Fatal Collisions and Deaths as we approach the end of 2023? We eagerly await your thoughts on these latest road crash statistics.

In our commitment to road safety, the Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) has created the Online Fatal Crash Map. This innovative tool visualizes the distribution of fatal road crashes across Jamaica.

Explore the platform here: Online Fatal Crash Map:

For inquiries and more information about the crash map and our other platforms, please contact us at or (876) 977-3160-2/ (876) 631-9694

Connect with us on social media @mgimona and

Let’s work together to make our roads safer for all. 🚗🛵🚚

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