Reduction of Percentage of Deaths on Highways is Targeted 50

Reduction of Percentage of Deaths on Roads is targeted: Secretariat operations carried out by the Directorate General of Traffic Traffic Services, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Ministry of National Education, as well as international organizations such as the United Nations and World Health Organization, supported by the Traffic Safety Platform In the framework of the Road Traffic Safety Strategy and Action Plan, the works to be carried out to date and the activities to be carried out in 50 were shared at the meeting held in Istanbul. Istanbul Police Training and Convention Center (PEKO I) meeting held Interior Minister Ejkar Ala, Istanbul Governor Huseyin Avni Mutlu, Deputy Police Chief Necati Özdemiroğlu, the Security General Directorate of Traffic Planning and Support Department Yilmaz Baştuğ and Turkey Drivers and Vehicle Owners Association Chairman Fevzi Apaydin joined.
The main cause of the accident is speed violations
Speaking on behalf of the General Directorate of Security, Mr. Yılmaz Baştuğ, Head of the Department of Traffic Planning and Support, said: ve Looking at the average figures of the last 3 in our country, speed violations are the main factors leading to the accident. Other causes of accidents include crossing priority rule violations, non-compliance with return rules, rear impact, lane and maneuver violations. The Traffic Safety Platform has meticulously carried out all efforts to reach the targets set in the name of our country in line with the Decade of Action on Road Safety, which was implemented by the United Nations and aimed to reduce the deaths seen on highways by 2020 by 50. We continue to carry out new projects, audits and trainings on traffic management, making roads safer, driving drivers more safer, increasing the safety of disadvantaged groups in traffic, post-collision emergency response and vehicle safety. Especially with the work we have done in the field of safety belt and speed control, there is a serious decrease in death rates. In order to increase the efficiency of the activities aimed at ensuring traffic safety, we, together with our stakeholders, carry out national campaigns and social responsibility projects, and on the other hand, we attach importance and priority to the establishment of cooperation and coordination among the public and private sector organizations. We work in cooperation with the private sector organizations in the development and implementation of corporate traffic safety policy and internal audit procedures. In this context, together with UDHB and TÜVTÜRK, we carry out social responsibility projects called ET Responsibility Movement in Traffic Hareket, Sorumluluk Traffic Detectives Sorumluluk with OPET. We have signed a cooperation protocol with 3M to increase awareness of drivers and public use of reflective tape. M
Safety Belt and Speed ​​Control Project will cover the province of 26
Baştuğ stated that 2013-2014 years were announced as ilan Seat Belt and Speed ​​Control eri year by the High Council of Highway Safety which was chaired by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and he was in the Ankara, Antalya, Afyonkarahisar and Kocaeli provinces. With the inclusion of 22 new province in the Speed ​​Control Project, the project will become widespread and the number of provinces will reach 26 in total.




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