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Traffic congestion in Phnom Penh on September 15, 2020. (VOD)

Road Accidents Decline Amid Less Traffic, Stricter Penalties

The number of traffic accidents dropped 23 percent in the first nine months of the year compared to the same period last year, according to government figures, with an expert suggesting that there had been fewer cars on the road and that stricter penalties were working as a deterrent.

Phnom Penh traffic (VOD)

Road Deaths Reach 59 Over Khmer New Year

Almost 12 people died due to traffic accidents on average over each of the five days of the Khmer New Year break from April 13 to 17, according to police.