According to Ministry of Interior statistics, 187,783 reports of minor traffic accident inspections were issued during the past year, at the state level, which included successive, back, side and vertical collisions between vehicles, deterioration, and collisions with animals and stationary objects outside the road.
And the Ministry of Interior has set a fine of 500 dirhams, in the event that the vehicles are not moved outside the road, in minor traffic accidents, or in any way obstructing traffic, according to Ministerial Resolution No. (178) of 2017, regarding the rules and procedures for traffic control.
The Ministry called on vehicle drivers to fully adhere to traffic and traffic rules and regulations and adhere to the speed limit on the roads, to spare themselves and others the risks of exposure to traffic accidents and the resulting injuries and losses.
And she stressed the need for vehicle drivers who are exposed to minor accidents that do not result in injuries to take their vehicles out of the road and not to obstruct traffic and traffic on roads and to reduce traffic congestion, embodying the Ministry of Interior’s strategy aimed at controlling road security.
Traffic administrations at the state level violated drivers who did not move their vehicles outside the road in the event of minor traffic accidents, calling on the drivers of vehicles whose vehicles were exposed to minor traffic accidents or sudden mechanical breakdowns or in the tires of the vehicle, to move their vehicles off the road and stop them at the nearest safe position, In order to preserve their safety and to ensure the flow of traffic, to protect those affected from exposure to sudden accidents, and to avoid issuing traffic obstruction violations.
Local traffic statistics stated that many serious traffic accidents occurred and resulted in injuries that were caused by the President, closing roads and obstructing traffic and traffic because the parties to the accident (the one who caused and the affected) were not obligated to move their vehicles outside the road, and that these accidents could have been avoided by allowing other vehicles to pass, and not Obstructing traffic.
And it indicated that drivers abandoning their vehicles and being on the roads for any reason exposes them to crashes or traffic accidents, because other vehicle drivers try to turn around and change their lanes to avoid broken vehicles, which leads to collision accidents between vehicles.
Police reports on traffic accidents confirmed that young drivers in the age group from 18 to 30 years are the most dangerous traffic, as they are the most frequent perpetrators and victims of traffic accidents, while the main causes of these accidents are in the forefront of which are excessive speed, negligence, lack of attention, and sudden deviation. Not leaving enough distance, exceeding the red light signal, and other reasons.
The Ministry of Interior called on motorists and road users to abide by traffic and traffic rules and regulations, in order to avoid themselves and others from the dangers of exposure to traffic accidents, and the resulting injuries and loss of life and property, and to preserve their safety and the safety of others.