Road accident rate drops dramatically

T TV Wednesday 15/May/2019 18:37 PM
By: Times News Service

One road accident occurred every three hours on Oman’s roads in 2018, according to the National Centre for Statistics and Information.
This is a 27 percent decrease from the accident rate in 2017, when one road accident occurred every two hours.
2,802 accidents occurred on the Sultanate’s roads in 2018, down from 3,845 accidents in 2017.
As many as 396 Omanis and 239 expats lost their lives on the Sultanate’s roads in 2018.