Traffic accidents occurred on the highways in 2020
In 2020, 1587 or 15,1% less traffic accidents occurred in comparison with 2019, the number of victims of these events decreased by 16,5% to 2106 persons. 696 of suffered persons died and 1410 of them were injured. 42,6% of accidents happened in the daytime, 35,0% - at night time, 22,4% - during twilight, 28,9% of accidents occurred on Saturdays and Sundays.
88,5% of traffic accidents happened in settlements; number of persons died as a result of these accidents compared with 2019 decreased by 6,7% and made 526 persons, number of injured persons decreased by 19,4% and made 1315 persons.
Number of traffic accidents and persons injured
|Number of indicators||2020||Compared to 2019, percentage|
|All traffic accidents - Total||1587||84,9|
|Dry road cover||1491||83,2|
|Other (wet, ice etc.)||96||123,1|
|Number of injuries, person||2106||83,5|
41,8% of all traffic accidents happened with participation of transport means and pedestrians, 35,4% - several transport means, 22,8% - one mode of transport.
81,2% of persons died and 75,0% of injured as a result of traffic accidents were men.
21 accidents occurred because of drunk driving and caused death or injury, where 14 persons died, 19 persons injured. 76,2% of such accidents have been committed by drivers of motor-cars.
In 2020, the number of administrative violation of traffic rules was 3631,1 thousand. 39,9% of violations were detected on exceeding the speed on the road, 21,7% - violation of the parking or stopping rules, 9,2% - disobedience the requirements of the traffic and road signs, 8,4% - continue the movement during the traffic light or the regulator’s warning sign is active, 6,5% - driving without seat belt, 3,6% - violation of the anti-epidemic regime, sanitary and quarantine regimes and the rest by other reasons. Penalties in amount of 118,2 million manats were applied because of violation of traffic rules.
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