Lei Seca Celebrates 6 Years in Rio With Less Accidents

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The anti-drinking and driving law "Lei Seca" (literally Dry Law) and its accompanying car blitz operations celebrate their six year anniversary in Rio de Janeiro. Thanks to the introduction of the project, Rio has become a national reference in the reduction of deaths in traffic.

Between 2008 and 2013 alone deaths in traffic in the state of Rio de Janeiro were . . .

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