Putin: 90% of those killed in traffic accidents are citizens between the ages of 18-50 15:06

In the last eight years, the death toll on Russian highways has decreased by more than a third, declaration Russian President Vladimir Putin at the meeting of the Enlarged Board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. At the same time, he pointed out that a significant part of those who lost their lives in accidents were citizens between the ages of 18 and 50.

“Pity, people die by accident at this age. Therefore, studies in this direction should be continued. I urge you to fully exercise your rights as a coordinator in this area, including those related to infrastructure development, the introduction of new requirements here, in order to more actively and meaningfully participate in the implementation of the Safe and Quality Roads national project.” said the president.

As Putin said, it is necessary to make wider use of modern technical control tools and automated systems to more carefully monitor the quality of education in driving schools, the provision of emergency medical care and the evacuation of victims.

Putin also pointed out that more attention should be paid to transportation requirements, as accidents caused by taxi drivers increased more than one and a half times last year. At the same time, the death toll increased by more than a third, and the wounded – one and a half times.

Previously reportedOn March 20, Vladimir Putin will attend the annual extended meeting of the college of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, where the results of last year will be summarized and priorities for this year will be determined. .

Source: Gazeta


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