"Cambodia is now officially home to the most dangerous roads in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, officials said Thursday.
Cambodian drivers are infamous for their blithe disregard for traffic laws, let alone the laws of physics, and as roads improve rapidly this combination resulted in an average of 4.5 people dying on the country’s roads every day, new statistics said - up from 3.7 in 2006."
This is from a Bangkok Post article, also posted on another site: Cambodia traffic most deadly in ASEAN
The local paper also had 2 articles about it today.
Helmet laws to be enforced on PPenh roads , police say
Traffic accident fatalities up in 2006: NGO
DRUNKEN driving and speeding have caused an eight percent increase in road deaths in Cambodia during the first six months of this year, compared with the same period in 2007.