In Ukraine for the day, there were more than 1,000 accidents

В Украине за сутки произошло более 1000 ДТП

Per day more than 1000 traffic accidents has occurred throughout the country. Of these, only in Kiev – 498. 30% of drivers have not changed summer to winter tires.


In Ukraine for the day as a result of snowfall recorded more than a thousand traffic accidents. This was announced by the Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Omelian on his page on Facebook on the evening of 14 November.

The head of the Ministry of Infrastructure referred to the statistics on accidents that occurred on 14 November, an estimated one-third of the defendants were in a car with “summer tires”.

“During the day, more than 1,000 traffic accidents throughout the country. Of these, only in Kiev – 498. 30% of drivers have not changed summer to winter tires. Only 46% were wearing seat belts,” – wrote Omelian.

The Minister also noted that, according to recent opinion polls, the belts are only about 23% of the population. “At least half of these deaths, injuries, the accident could not be, if everyone spent a second in the beginning of the journey to the seat belt is buckled, and an hour every six months for the timely replacement of seasonal rubber car” – said the Minister.

Earlier it was reported that in Kiev after a snowfall happened almost 500 road accidents. In the Zaporozhye region, near the village of Stepnogorsk has faced two trucks.

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