Czech government declares fight against fatal traffic accidents


The Czech government has announced it will try to reduce fatalities resulting from car accidents by 50 percent by 2020. On Wednesday, a strategy aiming to improve security on Czech roads and highways was approved in the lower house of Parliament. Its main aim is to bring the number of deaths on Czech roads below the European average. In 2010, 753 people were killed in traffic accidents in the Czech Republic. In addition, the government is also seeking to help prevent injuries resulting from traffic accidents.