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Efforts paid off: Jeddah road crashes plummet by 21%

Recently an annual report related to car crashes was submitted to the governor of Makkah, Prince Khaled Al-Faisal by director general Maj. Gen. Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Bassami of Saudi Traffic Directorate assisted by Jeddah Traffic Department Director Col. Sulaiman Al-Zakari.

In the report, the Jeddah Traffic Department claimed road crashes to be reduced by 21% in the Jeddah region. These statistics were based on the rate of accidents in the last year as compared to the previous year.

Governor of Makkah, Prince Khaled Al-Faisal appreciated the efforts of traffic officials for their hard work and stressed for further betterment. Lately, EDCO holding organized an awareness lecture in a joint effort with Jeddah Traffic Department. The lecture was intended to recognize the importance of traffic rules and regulations and how following them may be beneficial. Abiding the traffic rules will not only help in avoiding the violations but will also control the rate of accidents, traffic congestion, and other negative traffic phenomena. Respective bodies are hopeful that such awareness programs will pay off more in the coming future.

 

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