83 percent of traffic accidents in
According to the department, the peak of the accidents occurred in 2013, when as a result of an accident, 1,220 people died.
Ymanaly Sarkulov assures that the Main Directorate of the Patrol Police of the Ministry of the Interior is actively working to reduce the number of accidents.
In 2016, 938 people died on the roads of
The number of deaths in accidents decreased by 8.3 percent, and the number of injured in road accidents increased by 6.5 percent.
Nine percent of road accidents are committed by drivers in a state of intoxication. 33 percent of accidents are caused by speeding. 11 percent of accidents occurred in connection with entry into the oncoming lane.