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Vietnam Curbs Traffic to Improve Safety, Air Quality

Vietnam is attempting to combat the traffic-related problems of crashes and smog.   Traffic accidents are a leading killer here, especially among teenagers.   Roughly 14,000 Vietnamese die each year after a crash, putting this nation of 90 million among the top 10 countries to suffer road-related deaths, according to Bloomberg Philanthropies.   That figure could come down as Vietnam experiments with ways to get more vehicles off the road and more pollutants out of the...

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