A Dubai Police study reported that the highest death rate in the summer was according to the type of vehicle that caused the accident, topped by the light vehicle by 45.5% and the number of 46 deaths, followed by the light bus by 17.8% and the number of 18 accidents, then the heavy truck by 14.8%, and the number of 15 deaths. Motorcycles accounted for 11.9%, with 12 deaths.
With regard to the nationalities that caused accidents, it was found that the highest rate of summer deaths according to the nationality of the driver who caused the accidents was as follows: Pakistani nationality by 40.6% and the number of 41 deaths, followed by the Indian nationality by 18.8% and the number of 20 deaths, then the Emirati nationality by 16.8% and the number of 17 deaths .
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road had the highest death rate in three years with 20.8% with 21 deaths, followed by Emirates Road with 12.9% with 13 deaths, then Sheikh Zayed Road with 7.9% with eight deaths in three years. Al Rashidiya also topped the number of deaths in The accidents were followed by Bur Dubai and then Jebel Ali in the previous three years.
On the other hand, Dubai Police revealed an increase in the number of beneficiaries of awareness programs in 3 years, by 25,675 beneficiaries in 2020, 12,130 beneficiaries in 2019, and 8,935 beneficiaries in 2018.
Dubai Police statistics indicated that sudden deviation topped the causes of accidents causing deaths by 27.7% in three years, not leaving enough safety distance 18.8%, and road users not appreciating 14.9% of the causes of recorded traffic accidents.
The sudden deviation caused 28 deaths in three years, distributed over eight deaths in 2020, while 10 deaths were recorded in 2019 compared to 10 deaths in 2018.
In addition, 19 deaths were recorded as a result of not leaving a safe distance in three years, distributed as 7 deaths in 2020, five deaths in 2019 and seven deaths in 2018.
And 15 deaths were recorded as a result of underestimating road users, with four deaths in 2020, six deaths last year and five deaths in 2018.
Neglect and inattention came fourth with 11 deaths in three years, six deaths in 2020, three deaths in 2019 and two deaths in 2018.
Excess speed also caused three deaths in three years, an average of one death each year. As for standing in the middle of the road, four deaths were recorded in 2019-2020, and no deaths were recorded in 2018, and various causes caused the registration of four other deaths.
While Dubai Police revealed that the number of deaths from tire explosion accidents during the summer period decreased by 100% recorded during the past two years