Twenty-one people were killed and 2,393 were injured, 84 of them seriously, in 1,709 traffic accidents that occurred in the urban perimeter during the week from May 29 to June 4, the General Directorate of Security said on Tuesday. national (DGSN).
These accidents are mainly due to driver inadvertence, failure to respect the right of way, excessive speed, inadvertent pedestrians, failure to respect the safety distance, change of direction without using signal, failure to control vehicles, unauthorized change of direction, non-respect of the stop sign, non-respect of the red light, driving in the left lane, faulty overtaking, driving in a state of drunkenness and driving in the wrong direction, said the DGSN in a press release.
Regarding the control and repression of traffic violations, the security services established 49,467 fines and drew up 9,842 reports submitted to the prosecution, while 39,625 transactional fines were collected, added the same source.
The sums collected for these fines reached 8,308,900 dirhams, according to the press release, which reports the municipal impoundment of 5,658 vehicles, the seizure of 9,842 documents and the withdrawal from circulation of 320 vehicles.