Beside the obvious reasons for such tragic accidents a four lane divided highway is greatly needed in the Arava. We want tourism in Eilat but with no train, horrible high impatient drivers behind the wheel both in bus and cars... coupled with a wretched highway in the South spells stupidity with a Capital S! period. end of story.
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Four killed in head-on collision in southern Israel