Traffic accidents are the number one source of fatalities for international assignees and business travelers. While drivers can mitigate accident risks by adhering to local traffic laws and using seat belts, other strategies can also help. Since 2007, United Parcel Service (UPS) drivers have been instructed to avoid left turns. They have found this practice not only reduces accidents, but also shortens trips and lowers pollution from unnecessary idling.
Some cities are getting on with this program. What major South American city has all but eliminated left turns?
- São Paulo