In the message regarding the World Day of Remembrance for Victims of Traffic Accidents, which was celebrated this Sunday, the vice president emphasized that this is a growing trend.
It is possible to do more and better in the name of road safety and preserving the good life, he said in the letter reviewed by the Angolan Press Agency, adding that given the situation (12,069 traffic accidents) a job the necessary.
The priority of the Executive is to work on the reduction of road accidents, based on the National Road Planning and Traffic Plan 2023-2027, as well as the continuous intervention of signage, rehabilitation, infrastructure construction and increasing the technical inspection capacity of traffic, he said.
He emphasized, however, the need for the joint action of all the living forces of the country, especially the family and community, for the prevention of work and to reverse the current scene, marked by high rate of accidents, deaths, injuries and material damage. .
On November 19, the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is celebrated around the world, a date established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2005 as a way to ensure that governments adopt effective measures against this scourge. .
This year’s motto, Safe traffic, saves lives, according to the Angolan vice president is a call that recommends vigilance, and encourages people to come together to make the roads real places of peace and politeness.
In Angola, traffic accidents are the second cause of death, making it a social, health and economic problem.
Currently, a bill that will change the Highway Code has been submitted for public consultation in nine municipalities in the province of Luanda.
The law is made available to citizens for their contributions, with a view to the challenges of movement, access and strengthening the legal protection of road users.