Road accidents in Nepal have increased over the last few years.

We looked at a report published by Nepal Police in 2015 to see what causes most accidents in Nepal. More than 7 in 10 accidents in Nepal are caused by negligent drivers, according to the data published by Nepal Police.

“Data covers the range of July, 2014 to June 2015, provided & verified by PHQ Traffic Directorate.”

There were over 8,700 accidents in Nepal between July 2014 and June 2015. Over 6,600 were caused by negligent drivers. Check out the chart below to see what else caused accidents.

Data source: Nepal Police (PDF)