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700-800,000 traffic violations registered in Kyrgyzstan every year

700–800,000 traffic violations are registered in Kyrgyzstan every year, the head of the main Patrol Police Department Erkin Baev said today at a press conference.

He added that as a result the budget of the republic receives about 400 million soms.

Erkin Baev noted that for 2 months of 2017, 2,484 crimes were solved in public places, 12,499 persons were brought to the police department for violation of public order, 232,676 administrative protocols were drawn up on the road safety line, 10,684 motor vehicles were brought to car impound for violation of traffic rules, fines for 118,521 million soms were collected.

According to him, despite the increase in the overall accident rate (11.7 percent), the number of fatal accidents decreased by 25 percent — from 207 to 155.

«Children’s injuries reduced by 13.6%, the death toll decreased by 69.4% and the injured- by 11.3%," Erkin Baev added.