83 people sustained serious injuries in traffic accidents last week.
Rabat – Morocco’s General Directorate for National Security (DGSN) reported today that 23 people died and 83 people sustained serious injuries in traffic accidents from January 27 to February 2.
A total of 1,995 people were injured in 1,499 accidents in Morocco’s urban areas.
These accidents are largely due to driver negligence, the oversight of pedestrians, speeding, changing direction without signaling, non-compliance with stop signs and traffic lights, driving while intoxicated, driving in a prohibited direction, and defective passing.
Moroccan security services noted 46,942 tickets and wrote 11,120 police reports. Meanwhile, Moroccans paid 35,822 fines for a collective sum of 7,286,800 dirhams.
The DGSN also reported the municipal impoundment of 3,906 vehicles, the seizure of 7,079 driving permits, and the withdrawal from circulation of 135 vehicles.