From the Wall Street Journal: Think New York and London Are Tough on Two Wheels? Try Bangkok

Think New York and London Are Tough on Two Wheels? Try Bangkok – WSJ, June 4, 2013
…Thailand’s road-traffic death rate of 38 per 100,000 people is among the highest anywhere, versus slightly more than 11 in the U.S. and 3.7 in the United Kingdom, according to the World Health Organization.
Bangkok also has one of the highest average temperatures among major cities and punishing monsoon rains. Tangles of low-hanging power lines and unpredictable drainage covers add further hazards, as do rogue motorcycle drivers who sometimes ride against traffic to reach their destinations faster…

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