Scince the beginning of the year, the traffic police in the Transcarpathian region have imposed on violators of traffic rules fines in the amount of 2 million 309 thousand. The offenders have been charged with 4 million 798 thousand hryvnias. During the first nine months of this year inspectors have recorded 18,854 traffic rules violations (60 percent less compared to last year), including 1,469 drunk drivers arrested.
During this time 380 accidents have happened on the roads of the region in which 50 people died and 518 were injured. Compared to the same period in 2011 the number of accidents decreased by 1.8%, the number of deaths in road accidents decreased by 30.6%, the number of injured in road accidents increased by 10.7 percent.