For the six months occurred 1209 accidents with a fatal outcome.
In Ukraine since the beginning of 2020 happened 57 929 road accidents. 1209 in this accident had a fatal outcome, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
In comparison with statistics for the same period in 2019, the number of fatal accidents increased by 14.3%, and the total number of accidents with victims increased by 4.2%.
Despite the fact that during the peak period of the quarantine, the number of motorists on the roads has decreased from 20% to 60%, the number of accidents has increased significantly.
The large number of traffic accidents with victims occurred in the Dnipropetrovsk region (780), in Kiev and Kiev region (715 and 751, respectively) and in Kharkiv (649) and Odessa (628) regions.
This total is less than the accident victims in Lugansk (96), Chernivtsi (152) and Ternopil (180) areas.
The most common causes of road accident victims become violations of the rules of maneuvering (23 971), speeding (13 431) insufficient distance (9 331).