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Tag: Operation Dry Law

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Operação Lei Seca (Operation Dry Law) in Rio de Janeiro will reinforce the state-wide actions of inspection and awareness during the Carnival this year, according to government news reports....
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...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Recent traffic studies have revealed that every 20 minutes there is a traffic-related accident in the city of Rio, an alarming increase in the last five years. In order to...
By Philip Sever, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Operation Dry Law (Operacao Lei Seca) was introduced in Rio de Janeiro one month ago (March 19th), to reduce the number of accidents on Rio's roads and concentrating particularly on those...

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