Road Safety Improvements

UAE has jumped to first place among the Gulf countries and in the top ten countries in the world to reduce mortality traffic accidents through the achievement of improvements in indicators of road safety during the past year 2012, amounted mortality incidents 6.5 deaths per 100 thousand of population after it had been 13 deaths per 100 thousand in 2008, a decline of 41%.

In addition to the Ministry of Interior has reduced mortality incidents last year by 12.7% compared to 2011, where it dropped from 720 deaths in 2011 to 628 in 2012 comes this important successes in the levels of traffic safety at the state level were not to be realized only through reconcile God and then the support  of leadership and follow-up and guidance of HH Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and concerted efforts by the traffic departments state in addition to the constructive cooperation with strategic partners and stakeholders on road safety, such as the National Transport Authority, the Roads & transport authority in Dubai, Ministry of public Works and Ministry of Health and others from the relevant authorities