‏26‏‎ Traffic accidents in one week

25/5/2006 :

Two peoples were killed and ‎‏32‏‎ others injured in ‎‏26‏‎ traffic accidents in Abu Dhabi and ‎surrounding areas from may ‎‏13‏‎ to ‎‏19‏‎. ‎

A weekly report issued by the traffic departments stated that these accidents were caused ‎due to violation of traffic rules and safety regulations by the motorists such as entering ‎the road with out checking the movement of the vehicles, jumping the red signal and not ‎maintaining safe distance between vehicles. ‎

The nature of accidents shows that there were ‎‏16‏‎ cases of collutions, six incidents of ‎people being run over and overturning of ‎‏4‏‎ vehicles. According to the report, Asians ‎were the most affected by these accidents with ‎‏13‏‎ of them suffering from minor to ‎moderate injuries.‎

Among violations over speeding topped the list throughout the period under review ‎accounting for over ‎‏50‏‎ per cent tickets issued to erring motorists‎

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