The DGSN also reported the government collected MAD 6,572,150 in fines over the course of the week.
Rabat – A statement from Morocco’s Directorate General of National Security (DGSN) has revealed that a shocking 13 people died in traffic accidents from June 24 to 30, with another 1,375 being injured.
The DGSN said the accidents are mostly due to the inadvertence of drivers, the non-respect of priority, the inadvertence of the pedestrians, speeding, failure to respect the safety distance, change of direction without signal use.
DGSN also listed the failure to comply with stops, unauthorized change of direction, drunk driving, traffic in the left lane, non-observance of traffic lights, defective overtaking and traffic in forbidden directions as reasons for the number of accidents.
As well as traffic accidents, the DGSN also shed light on the number of infractions and fines given. Security services reportedly registered 46,250 infractions and submitted 12,124 to the Prosecutor General’s Office.
A total of 34,126 fines were recovered, coming to a total of MAD 6,572,150. Additionally, 4,791 vehicles were impounded, and 157 vehicles were withdrawn from circulation.