27 Jan '11, 10pm

Road deaths went up in 2010 - Motorcyclists, we'd like to hear from you. How can the roads be made safer?

Road deaths went up in 2010 - Motorcyclists, we'd like to hear from you. How can the roads be made safer?

The accident rate, though had gone down to 91.93 from 93.41 in 2009. -- PHOTO: WANBAO MORE people died on the roads last year, although accident rates went down. Traffic Police statistics released on Thursday showed that 195 road users were involved in fatal accidents last year, comapred to 183 in 2009. The accident rate, though had gone down to 91.93 from 93.41 in 2009. Motorcyclists and elderly pedestrians remained two of the most vulnerable group of road users in 2010. Last year, 80 motorcyclist and pillion riders were killed in road accidents. This was an improvement over the 92 deaths in 2009. But pedestrian deaths went up to 55 from 45 in 2009. Read the full story in Friday's edition of The Straits Times.

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