Why does Finland lead the Scandinavian nations in road fatalities? Don’t say “alcohol tax drop” because Finland has always lead in traffic deaths, and it seems almost every country has seen a dramatic decrease since 1990.
A total of 41 people were killed in road accidents during the month of July in Finland. This is eight more than in the same month last year.
According to a recent study at Berkley, mobile phone while driving does not cause more accidents…
It’s conventional wisdom that talking on cell phones while driving is risky business, but two University of California, Berkeley, graduate student economists report that a spike in cell phone use in recent years and on weekday evenings is not matched by an increase in fatal or non-fatal car crashes from 2002-2005.