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Last Updated: Monday November 21 2005 12:55 GMT

Road safety: why you should be careful

Children crossing
Facts that will make you think twice before crossing without care:

  • More people are killed on our roads in winter than at any other time

  • Every hour of every day about four children either die or are seriously hurt in road accidents

  • Last year 177 children were killed in road accidents

  • Road traffic accidents are the biggest single cause of accidental death among teenagers

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