More than 6000 deaths reported on Malaysian roads last year - The Coverage Automotive

More than 6000 deaths reported on Malaysian roads last year

According to a report by The Sun, there were 6706 deaths on Malaysian roads a year ago with an average 0f 18 passings happening regularly. This, be that as it may, in spite of various street wellbeing safety campaign executed, for example, Ops Selamat.

According to the “2015 Statistical Report on Road Accidents,” Federal Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department executive SAC Datuk Mahamad Akhir Darus said there were 489,606 road accidents happening across the country a year ago, an increase of 2.8% from 2014.

All things considered, the recorded number fatalities and wounds saw a lessening of 7.3% contrasted with 2014. Of the 6706 fatalities, the larger part included motorcyclists (3816) and pillion riders (387), while somewhere in the range of 11550 others endured wounds in mishaps brought about by human elements.

Individuals aged between 16 to 20 years of age contributed the most noteworthy number of setbacks with 934 cases, trailed by 21 to 25-year-olds (828), 26 to 30-year-olds (641), 31 to 35-year-olds (579), with the rest of those matured above 36.


The report recorded Johor as having the most noteworthy number of fatalities – 1,040 cases, an expansion of 22 from a year ago. This is trailed by Selangor with 1,028 passings, which is 40 less than in 2014.

In the mean time, the ranges with the most elevated number of deaths on the road were Batu Pahat (191), Kuantan (155), Ipoh (145), Kuala Muda (121), focal Seberang Prai (118), and also Kajang and focal Melaka (110 each). Batu Pahat was additionally found to have the most dangerous streets in 2015, despite the fact that the quantity of wounds dropped to 347, contrasted with 594 in 2014.

Regarding the number of reported street crashes, Petaling Jaya finished the rundown with 25,635 cases, trailed by upper east Penang Island (14,696), south Johor Baru (14,642), Shah Alam (14,562), Ipoh (14,260), Kajang (14,133), and south Klang (13,060).

Rural roads guaranteed the most number of lives at 3,731, as indicated by the report, trailed by urban regions (1,277), residential areas (827), and significant urban communities (408). It likewise uncovered that July saw the most astounding number of losses in both 2015 and 2014, evidently due to the Hari Raya travel period. The month additionally observed the most noteworthy number of accidents a year ago with 43,892 cases.



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