Wednesday 7 September 2022 – 01:21
14 people died and 2,106 were injured, 74 of them seriously, in 1,544 traffic accidents in urban areas during the week of August 29 to September 4, 2022.
A statement to the General Directorate of National Security attributed the main causes of the occurrence of these accidents, in that order, to inattention by drivers, lack of respect for the right of priority, excessive speed, inattention by pedestrians, non-compliance Leaving the safety distance, changing direction without a signal, lack of control and disrespect for parking, imposition of the stop sign, unauthorized change of direction, driving on the left side of the road, faulty overtaking , non-compliance with the imposed stoppage. with a red signal, driving while intoxicated and driving in the prohibited direction.
Regarding the surveillance and containment operations in the Sir and Golan square, the security services were able to register 46,475 infractions, complete 7,267 reports that were sent to the Public Ministry and extract 39,208 fines.
The same source indicated that the amount obtained amounted to 8,451 thousand 225 dirhams, while the number of vehicles placed in the municipal reserve amounted to 4,901 vehicles, and the number of documents withdrawn to 7,267, and the number of vehicles that were seized . it was 350 vehicles.