On March 22, the Pravda daily wrote that 2 million cars have been recorded on the country's roads for the first time.
"Bratislava is coming near to the statistics for Luxembourg city, the place with the highest car ratio. There's one car for every two people in Luxembourg. Bratislava has 254,000 vehicles, of which 194,000 are private cars," said Milan Vajda from Bratislava city council. "The capital has 426,000 permanent residents, with 630,000 people present (in the city) every day." TASR
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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