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Finland

Finland Road Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Bicycle helmet laws (date enacted) 2,003 2002 13th out of 17
Expressway length 739 km 2014 35th out of 59
Length of motorways per capita 2.63 mm 2014 58th out of 93
Motor vehicles per 1000 people 612 2014 14th out of 191
Motorway density 2.19 m of motorway per square km 2014 22nd out of 25
Motorway length 739 km 2014 20th out of 25
Motorway length per capita 140.6 mm 2014 14th out of 25
Public road per capita 15.06 m 2014 12th out of 28
Radar detector legality Illegal to use or have in a motor vehicle on a public road. 2001
Road density 234 m of road per square km 2014 24th out of 28
Road fatalities per 1 billion km driven 5.05 2010 10th out of 10
Traffic laws > Fire extinguisher required Recommended 2014
Traffic laws > First aid required Recommended 2014
Traffic laws > Minimum driver's age 18 2014 32nd out of 38
Traffic laws > Minimum passenger age for front seat 3 front seat 2014 30th out of 30

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Bicycle helmet laws by country (Bicycle helmet legislation) (Curnow, W. J. "Bicycle Helmets: A Scientific Evaluation" in Anton De Smet (2008). Transportation Accident Analysis and Prevention . Commack, N.Y: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN 1-60456-288-9 . "Examples of successful campaigns" . European Cyclists Federation . Retrieved 8 January 2011 . "Legislative and non-legislative interventions" . British Medical Association . 17 February 2010 . Retrieved 8 January 2011 . "CTC policy handbook" . Cyclists' Touring Club. March 2004 . Retrieved 8 January 2011 . Avenoso, Antonio; Beckmann, Jörg (2005). The Safety of Vulnerable Road Users in the Southern, Eastern and Central European Countries (The "SEC Belt") . Brussels: European Transport Safety Council. ISBN 90-76024-18-9 .); Wikipedia: List of countries by road network size; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2085.html, Roadways.; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; Wikipedia: List of OECD countries by road network size (Motorway network) ("Selected year 2006 road traffic data" . OECD International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group (IRTAD).); Wikipedia: Radar detector (Legality) ("Radar Speed Trap Warning Apparatus (Licence)" . Hansard . 1967-03-02 . Retrieved 2010-04-25 . "a pocket-sized instrument is being produced by Marchant House Limited of New Street, Oadby, Leicester, to be used in motor vehicles to give instant warning of a police radar speed trap ... Anyone wishing to use this type of apparatus would require a licence under the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1949. The firm in question has recently been informed that I am not prepared to issue a licence for such purposes"); Wikipedia: Autobahn (Safety: international comparison) (http://www.bast.de (December 2012). "International Traffic and Accident Data: Selected Risk Values for the Year 2010" (PDF). Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (Federal Highway Research Institute) . Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen . Retrieved 2013-09-10. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics/2011/2_intro.cfm); Wikipedia: Comparison of European traffic laws (General)

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