Rus News Journal

The originator of each 8 failures on Smolenshchine is the drunk driver

All on Smolenshchine from the beginning of 2011 there were 896 road accidents. In comparison with last year failures on roads became a bit less – on 32. However the quantity of death, unfortunately, has increased: on roads was lost 181 smoljanin, and last year this figure equaled 149.

« Leaders » in the list especially unsuccessful concerning road accident of areas became Gagarinsky, Roslavlsky, Smolensk, Safonovsky and Jartsevsky. Difficult there are also conditions on a highway « Moscow - Minsk »: for 9 months 126 road accidents in which 57 persons were lost there are registered and 142 have got wounds of various severity level. On a federal highway « Bryansk - Smolensk » 68 road accidents are registered, in them were lost 15 and have got wounds of 80 persons.

Most often drivers suppose following infringements of rules: excess of the established speed of movement (306 road accidents), departure on an oncoming traffic strip (100 road accidents), management of vehicles of drivers in an alcohol intoxication (134 road accidents). Every eighth failure, on the statistican, in our area occurs because of the drunk driver. However and pedestrians break often rules: for 9 months they became originators 135 road accidents.

Serious there is also a position and with children`s dorozhno - a transport traumatism. In comparison with last year the death toll on road of children has increased by 17 %. For 9 months 77 road accidents with participation of children and teenagers are registered, 7 persons were lost and 75 have got wounds. Growth of such road accidents in Vjazemsky, Pochinkovsky areas, and also on highways « is registered; Moscow - Minsk » and « Bryansk - Smolensk ». 40 % of all road incidents in which children suffer affliction, - a consequence of disregard seat belts and special keeping devices.

All also perish on Smolensk roads and pedestrians. During the current year 62 arrivals on the pedestrians passing road in « are registered; put » a place.