Insurers struggle with auto safety

  • 2006-11-01
  • By Todd Graham
RIGA - Most foreigners are alarmed by the aggressive, often irresponsible driving seen in the Baltic states. In fact, the region has some of the highest road fatalities in Europe. Although, in the end, it comes down to the drivers themselves to change this dangerous trend, Baltic insurance companies have done their fair share in helping make Baltic roads a little bit safer.Mart Jesse CEO of the Estonian Traffic Insurance Fund claims that, unlike its Baltic neighbors, Estonia follows a more "Nordic model of driving." In 1992, the government formed the Estonian Traffic Insurance Fund as a l...
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