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Fatal Traffic Accidents Down 1.68% in January-May 2018 (Provisional Toll)

Rabat  -  
Some 1,052 fatal traffic accidents were recorded from January to May 2018, a decrease of 1.68% compared to the same period in 2017, according to a provisional toll issued by the National Committee for the Prevention of Traffic Accidents (CNPAC).
Fatal Traffic Accidents Down 1.68% in January-May 2018 (Provisional Toll)
27 July 2018

During the 68th session of the CNPAC General Assembly, chaired on Thursday in Rabat by the Secretary of State for Transport, Mohamed Najib Boulif, Permanent Secretary of the CNPAC, Benacer Boulaajoul, said that according to a provisional toll, a total of 35,899 road accidents took place during the first five months of 2018, an increase of 4.61% compared to the same period last year.

During this period, 1,187 deaths were recorded, a decrease of 0.67% compared to 2017, while the number of serious injuries was 3,179 (-5.08%).

According to the same provisional toll, the number of minor injuries has increased by 6.18% in comparison with the same period of 2017, reaching 46,783.

According to the 2017 final report, also presented during this session, the number of road accidents was 89,375, including 3,274 fatal accidents. These accidents led to 10,492 serious injuries and 119,519 minor ones.

Last modified : 27 July 2018

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