Drunk drivers staged a two thousand road accident – police

Пьяные водители устроили две тысячи ДТП - полиция

Ukraine has decreased the number of fatal accidents, according to police

Despite the number of high-profile accidents, the police say that this year, the accidents became less.

With the beginning of the year caused by drunk drivers occurred more than two thousand accidents, which killed 42 people. On Tuesday, July 24, the press service of the Channel.

According to the chief of Department organizational-analytical support and rapid response of Alexey Sergeeva, from the beginning of the year was 97 resonance of the accident, and half of them took place with the participation of buses and Shuttle vehicles. For the most part the main causes of traffic accidents involving carriers are improper technical condition of vehicles and the deliberate ignoring by drivers of requirements of traffic regulations.

“At the same time, almost the most ambitious and bloody accidents are committed by drivers who were intoxicated. For the first six months of this year caused by drunk drivers occurred more than 2 thousand accidents, 349 of them – with the victims. The carelessness of such persons led to the death of 42 citizens and injury 446 people,” – said Sergeyev.

According to police, over the past day was recorded 631 cases of driving in an alcohol intoxication.

Already drawn more than 61 thousand administrative reports on facts of committing of offences.

At the same time, Sergeev said that today the overall situation on the roads is the most peaceful in the last three years. According to him, for 10% decrease in the total number of road accidents compared to previous periods. The number of accidents in which people suffered, also decreased by 16%. The number of deaths by 10%.

According to the Deputy head of Patrol police Department Alexei Beloshitsky, in the first half recorded 68 thousand accidents. In these accidents suffered almost 13 thousand people, of which 1 237 thousand people were killed.

“This is an average of 7 people per day,” writes Beloshitskiy in Facebook.

We will remind, after a series of deadly accidents, Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman instructed to strengthen inspections of the bus before leaving on route.

Over the past day in Ukraine found more than 80 carriers-violators.


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