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By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - During the Easter week, known as Semana Santa (Holy Week), a popular traveling weekend, Brazil has registered the lowest number of accidents on its roads since 2007. Between Thursday, April 2nd, and Monday, April 6th, the Polícia Rodoviária Federal (Federal Road Police) counted 2,323 accidents on highways all over the country.

In comparison to last year, the number of severe accidents (at 163 in 2015) was reduced by 63 percent, while the total number of Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?