Autumn national traffic safety campaign started Be careful of driving at dusk September 21, 7:32


The autumn national traffic safety campaign will begin on the 21st.

In the coming season, the number of fatal accidents tends to increase, especially at dusk, and police are calling attention.

The National Police Agency has analyzed the occurrence of approximately 18,000 traffic fatal accidents nationwide in the five years up to last year.

According to it, fatal accidents occurred most frequently around sunset from 5 pm to 7 pm, and when comparing the number of fatal accidents during this time period by month,

▽ 275 in October

▽ 307 in November matter

▽ 12 may 311 reviews and

was found to have significantly increased compared to 131 reviews of 97 and July of June.

In many cases, the sunset will be early and the visibility of the car driver will be impaired, delaying the discovery of pedestrians and cyclists crossing the road during the time of returning home.

For this reason, it is necessary to take measures such as turning on the lights of cars and bicycles early in the evening and attaching reflective materials to pedestrians.

During the traffic safety campaign from the 21st to the 30th of this month, police nationwide will make calls to local communities and schools, as well as strengthen crackdowns on speed violations and drunk driving.