Information about road accidents for 2018
The specialists of our institute analyzed the statistics of road accidents in Ukraine and on roads of state importance for 2018. Preliminary analysis of statistics shows positive dynamics, namely, the reduction of the number of road accidents and the number of deaths in road accidents compared with last year.
The analysis of the number of road accidents "before" and "after" the implementation of individual measures and a set of measures that are carried out to improve road safety allows assessing their effectiveness.
In 2018, road safety measures gave positive results, the number of road accidents has decreased along with the reduction of the number of deaths and injuries.
In the roads of state importance of Ukraine for 2018, it was recorded 15064 accidents including 4127 accidents with victims in which 1,200 died and 6,251 people were injured.
The following types of road accidents such as "Collision", "Riding on a pedestrian", "Riding an obstacle", "Rolling over" are prevailed among the road accidents with the victims.
Consequently, in order to improve the traffic safety, it is very important to pay attention on measures aimed at elimination of the identified predominant risk factors that contribute to the occurrence of accidents level and impact on the weight of the consequences of road accidents and include the works on the monitoring of accidents level in the plans and provide guidelines on the black spots.