Traffic safety week is being hold from April 23 to 30 under the conditional name “Passengers, be attentive!” in the territory of the Republic

23 “April” 2012-nd

Implementation of additional measures are necessary in the Republic in the field of prevention of road accidents that may happen as the result of rapid increase in the  number of transportation means, increasing intensity of the movement, especially in the field of protection of life and health of passengers related to the road traffic.

According to the statistical information, recorded events related to the injury of the passengers during the first 3 months of present year forms 40 % of the total road accidents that happened in the country, and 55,2 %  in Baku city. Analysis shows that in most cases drivers, as well as, pedestrians are also guilty in the happening of such accidents.  And that’s why, in order to prevent the traffic road accidents resulted in the injury of the passenger and strengthen discipline among participants of the movement, especially among pedestrians there will be hold traffic safety week from April 23 to 30 under the conditional name “Passengers, be attentive!” in accordance with the relevant order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the territory of the republic. It has been intended to take specific preventive measures analyzing the reasons of traffic road accidents resulted in the injury of pedestrians, conduction of regular raids in order to prevent the violation of pedestrians of the traffic rules in the service areas and to strengthen the propaganda in mass media in this direction, as well as, implementing educational meeting in educational institutions and the labor collectives during one week. State Traffic Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan calls all participants, especially pedestrians to demonstrate exemplary behavior for this purpose during that week.
        

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