Radio Sweden Wednesday

The government is sending a clear message that ”Speed kills.” Determined to stop speeding motorists they are installing speed cameras around the country.

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Sweden has one of the highest road death per population ratios in the world. While drunk-driving accounts for a third of all deaths, the government is also determined to crack down on speeding motorists with the message ”Speed kills.” With that in mind, a new wave of speed cameras are to hit Sweden, a move not universally popular.

Why do the six most powerful members of the European Union meet behind the backs of the other member states? And what can be expected of the Finnish EU presidency which started at the beginning of the month? Azariah Kiros finds out in EuropeFile.