• O.G. Wright

Be Careful! Dubai Police Have Revealed The Main Cause Of Road Deaths In The Emirate

The Dubai Police have released some statistics regarding traffic accidents and deaths that you wouldn’t believe.

A total of 76 people were killed and 884 were injured and 1,250 major traffic accidents just the first half of 2018.

Out of 76 deaths, 23 people were killed due to sudden swerving, which is the number cause of death on the UAE roads.

A top official told gulfnews.com that sudden swerving has caused 317 serious traffic accidents and resulted 23 deaths and 268 injuries despite active campaign to warn drivers about its dangers.

“It is a dangerous offence despite the fact motorists think it is not dangerous,” Brig. Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, director of Traffic Department in Dubai Police, said.

Meanwhile, the second most number of traffic deaths is non-compliance with the compulsory lane for light vehicles which resulted 17 deaths in 132 serious traffic accidents.

A total of 15 deaths and 179 injuries have been recorded under failure to leave safe distance between vehicles.

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