IF SAFETY IS your primary precedence when touring overseas, be certain so as to add Norway to your must-visit record. The Norwegian Public Roads Administration revealed on January 1, 2020, that no youngsters between the age of zero and 15 had been killed in visitors accidents in the entire of Norway in 2019. So as to add to this good piece of reports, just one particular person was killed in visitors within the capital metropolis of Oslo this previous 12 months.
These encouraging numbers are a part of a development 50 years within the making; in 1970, 101 youngsters had been killed on the roads in Norway, and in 1975, there have been 41 visitors deaths in Oslo.
Laws to restrict driving within the metropolis middle and in residential areas, decreased velocity limits, biking lanes, and safer biking and strolling areas round colleges are all contributing elements to the constructive figures.
There was a complete of 110 visitors deaths all through the remainder of the nation (inhabitants of 5.three million) in 2019.