NGO Kunhadi launches the Save the Night (STN) initiative in Beirut, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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In a bid to dramatically reduce the death toll on Lebanon's roads, NGO Kunhadi launched the "Save the Night" initiative at its 12-year anniversary event this week. Since 2007, an average of 537 people have died in road traffic accidents in Lebanon every year, and nighttime car crashes are the leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year-olds.The objectives of Save the Night are threefold: to decrease the number of nighttime traffic accidents, reduce underage drinking and create safer venues for an overall safer nightlife experience.The road safety NGO awarded 72 pubs, clubs and restaurants a Save the Night label Wednesday night.For the moment, STN labels have been awarded only to outlets in Beirut and Jounieh, but Gebrane told The Daily Star that plans to expand across Lebanon are in the works.
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