Motorcycle deaths in Costa Rica skyrocketed in past year
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Motorcycle deaths in Costa Rica skyrocketed in past year

Michael Krumholtz - January 8, 2016

Driving between lanes and ignoring basic traffic rules like stop signs have made motorcyclists public enemy number one for some Costa Rican drivers. Now after a record high 150 deaths…

Deaths on Costa Rica roads reach new record
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Deaths on Costa Rica roads reach new record

L. Arias - December 4, 2015

The death of a motorcyclist last weekend brought the traffic death toll this year to 356, a figure that surpassed the 355 recorded in all 2014. The number also is…

Traffic fatalities up in Costa Rica
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Traffic fatalities up in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 6, 2015

A total of 294 people died in traffic accidents on Costa Rican roads during the first nine months of this year -- up 16 percent from the 253 recorded…

Costa Rica sees increase in drunk driving deaths
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Crime
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Costa Rica sees increase in drunk driving deaths

L. Arias - September 15, 2015

Costa Rica's Traffic Police reported a 46 percent increase in drunk driving deaths during the first eight months of this year. A total of 19 people died in…

Pedestrian fatalities in Costa Rica currently outnumber drunk driving deaths
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Pedestrian fatalities in Costa Rica currently outnumber drunk driving deaths

L. Arias - May 27, 2015

A total of 23 pedestrians died on Costa Rican roads during the first four months of this year. Of those, 18 were caused by negligence, Traffic Police…