Pizza delivery drivers in Singapore hope to reduce scooter accident rate

Aug. 16, 2004

The Straits Times: SINGAPORE — Hoping to reduce the rate of delivery driver accidents, Pizza Hut and KFC operators here are considering using four-wheeled vehicles on rainy days rather than their fleet of 384 scooters, which are more prone to accidents in heavy rain.

This is part of ongoing efforts to reduce the number of accidents their riders are involved in.

Last year, KFC and Pizza Hut delivery riders, who make about 2,700 deliveries a day, were involved in 75 accidents, including one fatal incident where a 19-year-old was killed after hitting a curb.

In the first six months of this year, the accident rate has dipped to just 25, with one fatality in February.

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Topics: Pizza Hut

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