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Investimento em segurança reduz acidentes nas estradas da Europa

Um relatório do Destatis, Escritório Federal de Estatísticas da Alemanha, revela uma redução no número de mortes nas estradas em 2012, na Alemanha e Portugal, devido a um trabalho de melhoria contínua na segurança rodoviária.

Segundo o relatório, em comparação ao último ano, houve redução de ocorrências de mortes em 10,2% na Alemanha e 18% em Portugal. Em relação ao número de pessoas gravemente feridas em acidentes de trânsito a redução foi de 20% no mesmo período em 2012.

Na França, a Sécurité Routière divulgou que número de mortes nas estradas foi 15,1% inferior ao mesmo período no último ano.

Fonte: www.worldhighways.com

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Safety improvements seen on French, German and Portuguese roads

New data from Germany and Portugal reveals continued improvement in road safety, with a reduction in fatality levels for both countries. Final figures from the German Federal Statistics Office, Destatis, reveal a reduction in road related deaths for 2012.

Some 3,600 people died on Germany’s roads in 2012, a 10.2% drop from the previous year. Meanwhile for the first six months of 2013, some 227 people were killed in vehicle crashes in Portugal, a drop of 18% compared with the previous year. This official data comes from Portugal’s National Authority of Road Safety (ANSR), which revealed that in the first six months of 2012 278 people died due to road crashes.

The data also shows that the number of people seriously injured in road crashes also fell 20% to 799, compared with 996 for the same period in 2012. And according to information from Sécurité Routière, the number of deaths on French roads in June 2013 was 11% lower than for June 2012.

In addition for the first half of 2013, the fatal accident rate on French roads was 15.1% lower than for the same period in 2012, falling to 1,440 compared with 1,697 in the first half of 2012. The French Ministry of the Interior has a target to reduce annual road deaths to 2,000 or less by 2020.

From: www.worldhighways.com