16 dead and 2279 injured, the balance of traffic accidents in the cities of Morocco in a week – today 24

Sixteen people died and 2,279 were injured, 85 of them seriously, in 1,667 traffic accidents in urban areas, during the week of July 25 to 31, 2022.

A report from the General Directorate of National Security attributed the main causes of the occurrence of these accidents, in that order, to inattention by drivers, lack of respect for the right of priority, inattention by pedestrians, excessive speed, change of direction without a signal, breach of the safety distance, lack of control and disrespect for parking The stop sign imposed, unauthorized change of direction, drunk driving, driving on the left side of the road, disrespect for the stop imposed with a red signal, defective overtaking and circulation in the prohibited direction.

Regarding the surveillance and containment operations in Sir y Golan square, the report indicated that the security services were able to register 44,864 infractions, complete 7,071 reports that were sent to the Public Ministry and extract 37,793 fines.

The same source indicated that the amount obtained for these infractions amounted to 8 million 64 thousand 700 dirhams, while the number of vehicles placed in the municipal reserve reached 5,225 vehicles, the number of documents withdrawn is 7,071 and the number of vehicles that were subject to arrest was 228 vehicles.