Transportation in Cambodia

Using the common transportation in Cambodia is one of the most deadly things a person can do. The number of daily fatalities and injuries from traffic causes is huge. Probably the main cause is the lack of traffic law and traffic enforcement. A close second is the variety of unsafe modes of transportation the people must depend on.

Tens of thousands of young women factory workers are carried in open trucks every day from their villages to the garment factories. And even the NGOs and schools transport children and students in ways that are totally illegal in developed countries.

Trucks used as school buses Trucks lined up at a girls' technical school to take students to a ceremony
A truckload of students Students and workers are routinely transported standing in the back of large open trucks
Transporting NGO street children An NGO working with street children carries them in trucks that at least have benches to sit on

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