Vision Zero is the basis for all road safety work in Norway, which aimed to establish a transport system in which no one is killed or severely injured in traffic.
The country achieved its low traffic mortality rate by reducing the average speed on Norwegian roads, and increasing the number of safety feature-heavy cars in the market.
In Oslo, the administration introduced restrictions on driving zones, especially in the city centre, and started establishing well-connected cycling lanes to encourage citizens to commute on two wheels instead of four.
Ingrid Dahl, Road Director, told Norwegian news site, NRK, that December was a particularly bad month for road deaths nationwide, as 14 people died, doubling the number of deaths in the same month the year before.
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