Road accidents in Tunisia: decline in 2020

road accidentFigures published by the National Observatory for Road Safety (ONSR), show that the number of road accidents in Tunisia from January 1 to 29 December 2020 has decreased by 23.4% compared to 2019.

As of 31 December 2020, Tunisian roads recorded 4 574 accidents against 5 972 on 31 December 2019. The number of fatalities has also lowered by 22.6% from 1 150 in 2019 to 890 one year later. The number of injured degraded by 23.9% in 2020 to be set at 6 522.

The ONSR says careless driving has caused 1 434 accidents in 2020 that is 31% of total road accidents. The number of claims related to speeding was set at 688, while 427 accidents are linked to the non-compliance with the rules for priority.

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