Xmas/New Year road safety operation final balance-16 deaths

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 06-01-2020 14:22:00 · 0 Comments

The final balance of the Christmas and New Year road safety campaign registered 16 fatalities, 16 less than in the same period last year, the National Road Safety Authority (ANSR) reported on Monday.

The operation "The best present is to be present", which took place between December 18, 2019 and January 5, 2020, registered a reduction of 14.2% and 18.8% in serious and light injuries respectively.

More than two thirds of the offences were for speeding.

This campaign was "focused on fighting road accidents and reaching the only acceptable number of fatalities on the road, zero", reads the ANSR statement.


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