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UAE: Big Drop In Traffic Deaths In Dubai

  Posted at 08:00:00 AM
  File under  Statistics Travel
  Author: Mike Werner
  Location: Travelling
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In the Emirates of Dubai, UAE Click for map, things are in a turmoil. On one side there are still massive constructions going on (though a lot less than 2 years ago), and on the other side, with the sudden wealth came a lot of traffic accidents, resulting in deaths and jail times. But according to a report, Dubai is now fairing better than last year, with a sharp decline in many of the tracked statistics.

Here are some of the more salient facts:

7.2 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants. This means "just" 11 people died on the Dubai roads (a decline of 34.5%) on a monthly basis.

Dubai has 530 radars (incredible since the whole of France has "only" 2,000), but 157 radars are to monitor pedestrians!!!! Now why would you use a radar to monitor pedestrians??? I'm lost here.... Dunno Smiley

According to the article, there are also 14 Jin Radars.... someone put me out of my misery... what's a Jin Radar? (or is it Gin Radar?).

Here's another interesting statistic. Although we're in the Arabian Gulf area, and this is not a "dry" country, alcohol is tolerated, and also claimed 3 lives due to DUIDriving Under Influence. Drinking and driving..

Other accidents causing deaths were; jumping red lights (5 dead), entering a street without checking for pedestrians (15 dead), noncompliance of route (10 dead).

Motorcycle deaths aren't that bad, "only" 5 bikers have died, but there are very few motorcycle riders in Dubai, so maybe they just wiped out half the biker population. The only group of traffic deaths on the increase are bicyclists, who went from 2 to 7 dead.

Dubai Camel Traffic

Nationals from India caused the most traffic deaths, with 27 dead in the first 10 months. They are followed by 24 locals (UAE), 21 for Pakistani, 17 for the Egyptians and 10 for the Syrians.

1,980,696 traffic violations were written during the first 10 months this year, including 38,205 for using a mobile phone while driving (last year that figure was 6,642). Not bad for a population of 1,7 million... that more than 1 traffic violation per person!

Hmmmm.... I wonder how many accidents were caused by camels?

Via: Emirates24/7

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