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Traffic accidents drop over 5 percent in 2019

The numbers of traffic accidents, traffic-related deaths and injuries in the country all decreased in 2019, as compared to the previous year, heard a national teleconference held on December 28.

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Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh states eight core missions that competent ministries, sectors, branches and localities must complete in 2020 to ensure traffic safety. (Photo: baochinhphu.vn)

 

 


Statistics from the National Traffic Safety Committee showed that about 17,626 trafficaccidents were reported nationwide, killing 7,624 people, and injuring about13,624 others.


The number of traffic accidents was 5.06 percent lower than that of last year,while those of deaths and injuries fell by 7.15 percent and 6.42 percent,respectively.

In the past year, ministries, agencies, and localities have enforced measuresto ensure traffic safety and reduce traffic accidents across the nation.

At the event, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh stated eight core missionsthat competent ministries, sectors, branches and localities must complete in2020, including further improving legal framework on traffic safety, and statemanagement in the field, enhancing quality of investment in trafficinfrastructure, developing waterway transport to ease congestion on roads, applyingIT in traffic management and operation, and reducing the use of personalvehicles, among others./. VNA

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