A DROP of 11 per cent IN traffic accidents has been registered in Rincon de la Victoria during 2014 compared to the previous year.
In total, 220 accidents involving vehicles occurred last year, according to information provided by the Local Police force and the town’s Mayor Francisco Salado.
More than half of those involved were men, with accidents resulting from collisions, mainly around the town’s streets during working hours.
Traffic offenses also registered a 36 per cent decrease.
Amongst the most common were those related to drivers surpassing the speed limits, disobeying traffic signs or parking in loading and unloading areas.
Regarding alcohol tests performed last year, the Local Police explained that out of the 730 carried out, only 21 resulted positive, which translates to 2.9 per cent of the total.
Mr Salado stressed the ‘great professionalism and commitment shown by the Local Police officers who every year contribute to make our town one of the safest around the Province’.