A new project has been launched with the aim of reducing the high rate of traffic fatalities on Burma’s most notorious highway.
The death of the beauty contestant comes at a time of growing concern about the safety of Burma’s roads.
The number of deaths on Burma’s roads reached nearly 500 in March alone — a significant increase over the monthly average for last year.
Road fatalities are expected to double in Burma unless effective road safety measures are implemented.
More speed cameras are being introduced on the Rangoon – Mandalay Expressway; meanwhile a local group wants to purge the area of evil spirits, and bus companies are selling travel…