Rescuers work at the site of a road accident in Anhong Township, Sichuan Province. Car accidents remain the major cause of death for Chinese under 45. Photo: Xinhua

China’s drive for better road safety is starting to pay dividends but it still has a way to go

Kamilia Lahrichi praises Beijing’s efforts to introduce laws covering drink-driving, speeding, seat belt and helmet use, but says better planning and coordination are needed to cut the 250,000 road deaths per year

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Rescuers work at the site of a road accident in Anhong Township, Sichuan Province. Car accidents remain the major cause of death for Chinese under 45. Photo: Xinhua
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