Letters

Hellish Highways
"Asian countries are more vulnerable to road-related mishaps because traffic-safety measures have been put on the back burner."
Arvind K. Pandey
Allahabad, India

Re your article "mean streets" by Jim Erickson [Aug. 9]: Against the background of the high rate of road deaths, Asians must take a close look at what causes car and motorcycle accidents. Asian countries are more vulnerable to road-related mishaps because traffic-safety measures have been put on the back burner. In spite of an increasing number of cars and drivers, governments here don't put a high priority...