In the recent past, Kenya has been identified to be one of the countries in Africa with most road accidents. According to the analysis conducted by Dedan Kimathi university together with Japanese based company revealed that not all counties in the country have dangerous roads. Thus according to the research; 1. Nairobi county
2. Nakuru county
3. Kiambu county
3. Machakos county
5. Kakamega county
are the counties with leading road accidents. According to the data, most of the accidents in these counties occurs between 4pm and 9pm.
Besides, the analysis revealed that knocking down victim, hit and run and vehicle losing control and head on collision were some of the major causes of fatalities on roads. Also some of the accidents can be tied to weather conditions, road intersection and type, driver's age, drunk and speeding behavior.
Apart from the five counties, the next counties with most dangerous roads are Makueni, Kisumu, Kilifi, Meru, Nyeri, Bungoma and Mombasa in that order.
On the other hand, road users are safe in Wajir, Nyahururu, Malindi and Mandera.
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