As the death toll rises in Dominica, so do the superstitions about the leap year. Many believe in native folklore that during a leap year, numerous deaths and injuries will occur. Former Police officer and radio talk show host Angelo Allen appeals to Dominicans to be careful while driving.
He stated that it is important for motor vehicle owners to remember that supped-up vehicles are not made for road conditions on small islands such as Dominica, and that pushing them to their full capacity could have disastrous results.
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