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Road Transport and Road Traffic Accident Statistics (Island of Mauritius) - Jan-Jun 2018

 
January - June 2018 – Highlights
 
 
Vehicles registered
 
1.                  At end of June 2018, some 543,623 vehicles were registered at National Transport Authority, compared to 531,797 at the end of December 2017, i.e. an increase of 11,826 or 2.2%.
 
2.                  Between January and June 2018, some 14,552 vehicles joined the fleet, while 2,726 were put out of circulation.
 
3.                  The fleet consisted largely of cars, double cap pickup and dual-purpose vehicles (280,234 or 51.5%) and motorized two-wheelers (208,785 or 38.4%). The remaining 10.1% comprised vans, lorries, trucks, buses and other vehicles.
 
Road traffic accident
 
4.                  During January to June 2018, the number of road accidents decreased by 2.7% to 14,634 compared to 15,038 recorded during the corresponding period of 2017. Among these accidents, 79 were fatal (caused death) against 69 registered during the corresponding period of 2017.
 
5.                  The total number of vehicles (motor and non-motorised) involved in road accidents during the period January to June 2018 was 28,709, that is, 758 or 2.6%  lower than the figure of 29,467 recorded during the same period of 2017.
 
6.                  During the same period, the number of casualties decreased by 12.9% to 1,763, compared to 2,023 recorded in the corresponding period of 2017. Among the casualties, some 39.6% were riders of auto/motor cycles, 26.1% passengers, 16.8% drivers, 14.2% pedestrians and 3.3% pedal cyclists.
 
7.                  During the first semester of 2018, some 88 persons died as a result of road accidents, against 73 during the corresponding period of 2017, showing an increase of 20.5%.
 
 
 
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August 2018