In the year 2013 twelve people were killed in road traffic accidents, the Ministry of Transport and Communication has revealed.
Speaking to media, Minister Ameen Ibrahim said that action was taken against 25,000 people for various traffic violations. He said that this is an indication that the number of people breaking traffic rules are increasing.
The minister went on to announce that the ministry would begin a one-year awareness campaign tomorrow.
The campaign will focus on identifying and implementing immediate steps that can be taken to improve road safety.
According to Maldives Police Service 189 cases of traffic accidents were reported in January 2014.
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I one who is been rides in male and done my driven test. I have been riding in Sri Lanka the driving schools and driving test has to be upgraded lot missing and wrong on driving test.
Like over taking how two farce meet,over taking from round about taking turns and U turns are missing from the test.aslo day light driving and riding also not been thought from driving schools.
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