Sunday 22 May 2022

Road deaths decreases to less than one per day

The lowest since November

Paying the bills


Price of fuels above ¢1,000 proposed

QCOSTARICA - The Regulatory Authority (Aresep) - Autoridad Reguladora...

Fifth wave of covid-19 continues to advance: 100 people would infect 121

QCOSTARICA - The contagion rate of covid-19 in Costa...

The challenge of the new government: a more inclusive Costa Rica that integrates its migrant population

(CONFIDENCIAL) I’m a journalist and also a Nicaraguan immigrant....

“Listening is essential to perceive reality”, Bishops on meeting with President

QCOSTARICA The Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Costa...

Costa Rica is listed as one of the countries with the most “sugar daddies”

QCOSTARICA - The term "sugar daddy" was born to...

Jill Biden visits Costa Rica this weekend

QCOSTARICA - The first lady of the United States,...

Rodrigo Chaves and journalists clash for the truth. Who is lying?

QCOSTARICA - In the second week of the new...

Dollar Exchange

¢672.96 Buy

¢679.41 small> Sell

21 May 2022 - At The Banks - BCCR

Paying the bills


QCOSTARICA – The Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) reported a decrease in the number of deaths on the road, from 44 deaths in March to 26 last April, a 41%decrease.

These figures attract attention because the decrease occurred during a period that included Semana Santa, a period that traditionally reports an increase in road deaths.

- Advertisement -

The last time the number of road deaths was less than one per day was in November 2021, when a total of 25 deaths were counted.

Motorcyclists represent, on average, 46% of the deaths on the road so far this year 2022.

For this, the Ministry of Transport (MOPT) has made a call for motorcyclists, due to the increase in rains, to become visible on the road and reduce speed.

Speeding constitutes the first cause of death, followed by reckless driving.

Comparing years

The first quarter of the year recorded the second-highest figure, 145 (56 in January, 45 in February, 44 in March) since 1994 when there were 154 deaths on the road.

In the first quarter of 2021, when the vehicular restriction measure was still in place, 118 deaths were recorded.

- Advertisement -


- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

President: If the extension of ruta 27 is in the contract “we will enforce it”

QCOSTARICA - What will happen to the expansion of Ruta 27...

Once again we are promised a restructuring of the MOPT

QCOSTARICA - On Monday, the new minister of the Ministerio de...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.