RIO DE JANERIRO, BRAZIL - 58.5 kilometers long, Brasil Avenue is the city's most important expressway. But in addition to its enormous dimensions, it also stands out for its high number of collisions.
Last year, it led the unfortunate ranking of accidents with victims in Rio: 408 occurrences - an average of 7.8 cases per week, or 1 per day - more than twice as many as the second highest, Américas Avenue, with 157.
In addition to the fact that Brasil Av. sees thousands of cars per day, drivers also cite pavement issues as factors that contribute to the . . .