In the traffic police called the most dangerous day for pedestrians
According to police, the maximum number of pedestrian accidents occur on Fridays.
MOSCOW, July 30. /TASS/. The maximum number of road accidents connected with arrivals on pedestrians occurs on Fridays, the minimum at the weekend. These data were provided by TASS in the state traffic Inspectorate of the interior Ministry.
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“Mixed distributed a number of pedestrian accidents by day of the week. The maximum number of arrivals occurs on Fridays and the minimum on Sundays and Saturdays. More than a third of pedestrians made for pedestrians. On the positive side the reduction in the number of pedestrians outside of crosswalks, and reduce the number of fatalities and injured people in them,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, during the first half of 2018, a nearly 5% decrease in the number of pedestrian accidents compared to the same period in 2017, and the number of people killed in such accidents (7.9%) and injuries (4.7%). But in some regions the number of such accidents increases. “Almost in every third region, the increase in the number of accidents of this type. The death toll from such incidents has increased in 28 regions,” — said the traffic police.
However, it noted that one of the key conditions to ensure the safety of pedestrians is the formation of traffic culture. In this regard, the traffic police decided to conduct a poll on the official website of Gosavtoinspektsii.