The Namibian police, since the start of the current festive season road safety campaign, issued a total of 3277 summonses to the value of over N$ 3 million. Between the 15th and the 28th of December a total of 371 accidents were recorded, down from 411 in 2020 and 485 the year before. The greatest number of accidents recorded involved pedestrians, followed by roll overs, and then collisions. Injuries decreased by 13% with 716 recorded compared to 834 in 2020 and 947 in 2019. There were sadly an increase in the number of fatalities though, with 89 people losing their lives during the period under review compared to 87 the year before and only 79 in 2019.
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