Dominican Republic

According to the police, the total number of accidents recorded in the Dominican Republic from January 1 to June 30 this year amounted to 10,747; producing 807 victims mortals and 835 trauma by siniestralidades on the tracks. Of deaths in the streets and roads less than a 15% correspond to women, so this is a very important further study. However, is worth noting by the high rate recorded that the most vulnerable users of the national road network are motorists and pedestrians, reaching figures considerably elevated, 446 and 181 fatalities, respectively, nearly 78% of all deaths on the tracks during the first half of the year 2008. Which induces to draw government policies aimed at the most fragile sector aimed at reducing road violence. In the month of March this year was when the largest number of victims on motorcycles is anoto throwing a total of 100, this seems to be a constant because the behavior is similar with the previous years.

While in the other months of the semester in question gives the average number of 70 deaths on motorcycles; more than two victims per day. To obey that you between February and April month distortions are produced in the frequency of the road siniestralidades to the detriment of the population? Same behavior record with pedestrians. A total of 38 victims by atropellamiento in the month of March of this year, and a monthly average in the remaining months of the semester of 29 deaths by impact to pedestrians. To simplify the causes of deaths on the roads have them classified into three: collision, shock or impact; by slip of the vehicle on the pavement and atropellamiento to pedestrians, taking in the first half of this year that elapses, 477, 147 and 181, respectively. Where would add 2 fatalities of cyclists. It turns out that if analyzed by type of vehicle it passes on our way, in the case of the deaths by sliding the higher occurrence is Motors sliding. .

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