In addition, motorcyclists account for just one per cent of road users, but 25 per cent of all serious injuries from RTCs
According to Rescue 1122 data, 13,620 people lost their lives and over 1.19 million people have been injured in 996,032 RTCs
throughout the province between June 2013 and November 2017.
Palma said Thursday that one of the three proposed RTCs
will serve as a Family Court, and the other two, as courts of general jurisdiction.
Also being pushed by the IPOPHL is for SC to consider designation of select RTCs
to specialize and focus on IPR cases.
According to the IPOPHL chief, Bersamin responded positively to the proposals, including the designation of additional SCCs, as Congress increased the number of RTCs
. On the other hand, the chief magistrate instructed Associate Justice Diosdado M.
IP cases currently are handled by RTCs
designated as special commercial courts that are saddled with other cases dealing with commerce but not intellectuai property issues.
At present, IPR cases are lodged with RTCs
designated as SCCs which handle not just IPR cases but all commerce-related cases.
In these RTCs
04 people died, whereas 971 were injured.
'We have discussed the necessity for having RTCs
in certain areas.
Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs
) are one of the leading causes of injuries and deaths globally.1,2 In 2013, RTCs
were responsible for 1.25 million deaths in the world.2 The World Health Organization has estimated that in the year 2013, there were 17.4 RTC
deaths, per 100,000 population, globally.2 For Pakistan, the estimated rate was 14.2 RTC
deaths per 100,000 population; and that there were 25,781 (95% CI: 20,979-30,582) RTC
deaths in 2013, based on WHO's estimate for Pakistan.2
"These are the new generation RTCs
from Liebherr, which deliver maximum safety, off-road capability, performance and flexibility.