Saudi Arabia has recorded a decline of 6.8% in major accidents. Around 17,000 accidents were reported last year as compared to 18,000 accidents in 2021, stated the Ministerial Committee of Traffic Safety.
The figures were revealed in the committee’s traffic safety file for the year 2022. A 2.1% fall was also noted in the percentage of deaths caused due to car accidents. The number stood at 4.5 thousand in 2022 as compared to 4.6 thousand in 2021.