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World Health Organization Ranks Thailand Third in World for Highest Road Fatalities

Thailand was placed at number three, with a fatality rate of 38.1 per 100,000 people.

Thailand was placed at number three, with a fatality rate of 38.1 per 100,000 people.

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BANGKOK – Thailand has ranked third among countries that had in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

The World Health Organization reported Libya was top of the highest road fatalities, followed by Iraq.

It named Maldives as the safest country with the lowest rate of road fatalities.

WHO listed five countries  with the highest road fatalities in the world, among them is Thailand.

WHO conducted survey on countries around the world in regard to the rate of traffic-related deaths.

As a result, the country found to have the highest death rate was Libya, with a record of 48.4 per 100,000 people, followed by Iraq at 40.5.

Thailand was placed at number three, with a fatality rate of 38.1 per 100,000 people.

On the other hand,  WHO also compiled a list of countries with the highest road safety.

Topping the list was the Maldives, with a road fatality rate of only 1.9 per 100,000 people, followed by Norway at the second place, Denmark and Sweden at the third, and Switzerland at the fifth.

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