Poor 'at more risk from cars'

14th September 2001 at 01:00
Children from deprived areas are almost eight times as likely to be knocked down and killed by cars as those from wealthy districts, according to new research commissioned by safety organisation the Guild of Experienced Motorists.

The Guild now plans to extend its study into accidents and deprivation, which was carried out in the Edinburgh and Lothian region, across Britain.

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