The government launched the campaign this Wednesday “No more traffic deaths” with the aim of raising awareness of road safety ahead of a new celebration of national holidays.
For the government minister’s spokeswoman, Camila Vallejo, this is consciousness the call to attention, to prevention What’s the most important thing?”
“We would like to call on all our compatriots to be able to enjoy these national holidays in some way responsible and safe” he added.
The numbers: 5 people die in traffic accidents every day
The Undersecretary of Transport, Jorge Daza, pointed out that we have recently managed to advance in the sector Reduction in mortality per 10,000 vehicles from 12.5% to 2.8% per year last 30 years but that wasn’t enough.”
Despite advances in public policy, Daza explained that “on average 5 people die every day in our country as a result of traffic accidents.”
“The reasons for these deaths are mainly due to this Driver’s recklessness of pedestrians: crossing where you shouldn’t cross, too Speeding o.a Alcohol consumption while driving,” Minister Vallejo added.
The campaign is one new version from 1992 in which the actor Guido Vecchiola reenacts a serious traffic accident.