Accidents happened due to drivers’ low awareness

As per transport agencies’ report, most of traffic accidents have happened due to drivers’ low awareness with over 71 percent.
 

Accidents happened due to drivers’ low awareness

Transport Deputy Minister Nguyen Ngoc Dong said that for years, the country has adopted preventative measures to curb traffic congestion and accidents; as a result, there has been positive changes such as reduced number of death tolls and injured people.
For instance, in 2016, the country reported over 21,568 traffic accidents killing 8,680 people and injuring 19,290 people.
Most of them were road accidents with 97.8 percent; of which 66.7 percent caused by motorbikes and 27.07 by cars, railway accidents accounting for 1.7 percent and river accident with 0.5 percent.

By TAM DUC – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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