Using tech innovation to tackle Cambodia’s rampant road deaths

Cutting corners, rampant phone use, speeding and driving through red lights – these are just some of the reasons why driving in Phnom Penh can often feel like a city-wide game of dodgems.

The high death toll on the nation’s roads – combined with several high-profile fatal accidents this year that struck a chord with the public for their pointlessness and avoidability – means the campaign for safer roads is gathering ever-greater momentum in the Kingdom.

Tapping into this zeitgeist is Borey Chum, CEO of Phnom Penh-based technology firm Luma System.

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