Sharjah: Street accidents have declined by 49 per cent in Sharjah over the previous ten months, based on statistics revealed by Sharjah Police. Sharjah Police have attributed this optimistic pattern partly to the visitors and road-safety consciousness campaigns undertaken within the emirate.
An identical optimistic pattern was reported in Ajman as properly. Ajman Police have recorded a decline within the fee of road-accident fatalities by 41 per cent over the previous 9 months, in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months, based on statistics revealed by Ajman Police
Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Alay Al Naqbi, director of the Visitors and Patrols Division at Sharjah Police, stated 271 accidents leading to accidents have been recorded in the course of the previous ten months of this 12 months in comparison with 532 [with injuries ] over the identical interval final 12 months. Lieutenant Colonel Al Naqbi pressured that this decline in accidents was the results of the Ministry of Inside’s technique geared toward “making roads safer” and the varied initiatives, consciousness campaigns and consciousness programmes undertaken as a part of these initiatives, which have contributed positively in the direction of elevating consciousness among the many public, making certain larger adherence to visitors legal guidelines and respecting road-safety norms.
Improve in inhabitants density
Lieutenant Colonel Al Naqbi added that the lower in variety of accidents was additionally because of the efforts made by the Sharjah Police Normal Command to enhance traffic-safety ranges within the emirate by intensifying visitors patrols to tighten management over roads and to make sure the movement of visitors with enhance in inhabitants density within the emirate. These efforts are in step with the Ministry of Inside’s goal to make the UAE probably the greatest international locations on the earth when it comes to street security and safety.
Lieutenant Colonel Al Naqbi referred to as on the group members to cooperate extra with the police by adhering to all security procedures and measures, particularly these visiting the desert within the emirate as winter units in. Motorcyclists have been urged to make use of paved roads that they’re authorised to enter and to chorus from behaviours that may expose the rider and street customers to accidents.
Ajman roads safer now
In the meantime, Ajman Police have recorded a decline within the fee of street fatalities by 41 per cent over the previous 9 months in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months, based on statistics revealed by Ajman Police. Deaths on account of street accidents got here right down to seven in 2020 in comparison with 12 throughout the identical interval in 2019.
Brigadier Normal Khalid Muhammad Al Nuaimi, Deputy Director Normal of Police Operations at Ajman Police, acknowledged that the loss of life fee in critical visitors accidents in Ajman in the course of the first 9 months of 2020 declined by 41 per cent, whereas critical visitors accidents decreased by 49 per cent, which contributed in the direction of attaining the strategic objective of the Ministry of Inside and thereby strengthening street safety.
Brigadier Al Nuaimi additionally stated that there was a lower within the whole variety of minor accidents, with the emirate witnessing 21,692 minor accidents during the last 9 months of this 12 months. Throughout the identical interval in 2019, there have been 27,654 minor visitors accidents. This exhibits a lower of twenty-two per cent within the variety of minor accidents this 12 months, over the identical interval final 12 months, along with a 51 per cent lower in runover instances.
Brigadier Al Nuaimi additionally indicated that there was a lower within the variety of visitors violations this 12 months, with 34,279 violations recorded in the course of the previous 9 months. Throughout the identical interval final 12 months, there have been 50,525 violations — a decline of 32 per cent.
Brigadier Al Nuaimi affirmed that Ajman Police have been eager on intensifying the presence of visitors patrols and implementing traffic-safety initiatives and consciousness campaigns in an effort to scale back the speed of accidents and improve street security. He cited the deployment of ‘Aman’ patrols to contribute in the direction of lowering visitors accidents and making certain a clean movement of visitors.