21st May 2017

Brnodaily.cz/idnes.cz: Brno Road Traffic Accidents Most Serious and Fatal in the Czech Republic

Czech Insurance Company (Česká pojišťovna) has marked Brno’s roads as the most dangerous 5th year in the row. Idnes.cz informs that in 2015, for example, there were 101 serious accidents and 6 fatal accidents; in 2016 the numbers grew to 112 serious accidents and 7 fatal ones. More fatal accidents were reported only in Prague (21) and Ostrava (9). Brno is the second city after Prague with highest number of serious traffic accidents in 2015 and 2016. The safest traffic situation is in Jihlava.

In order to improve the current situation, Brno Municipality wants to measure speed in selected areas. “We have identified places where over forty percent of drivers exceed the speed limit.” said to Idnes.cz Vladimír Bielko, head of the Department of Transport of Brno Municipality last Tuesday.

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