Verifying of Traffic Safety Shouldn’t Be Left For Only One Body.
Transportation plays a great role in the development way of a country. If it is not implemented in successfully and carefully, the infliction of this case including traffic accident is very high. Different documents verify that the traffic accident is on 10th place among different accidents cause people to die, thinking the traffic accidents occurred day to day widely in the world. While 1.3 million people passed away, it is supposed that 30 to 50 million people are exposed to physical disability annually by traffic accident in the world according to World Health Organization (WHO) reported in 2012. This report included that more than 600 billion dollar property can be damaged by traffic accident annually.
Likewise, on road traffic accident has been becoming a threat to our country. As different documents can verify about 51 thousand people of the country were exposed to death and physical disability from 1999 to 2003 only. Oromia regional state is found on the first place in traffic accident when compared to other regions of the country.
Why Traffic Accident Is So Abundant In Oromia And What Are Its Reasons?
Oromia region is found at the center of the country that covers 34.3% of the countries width and big roads that take from Finfine to regional cities pass through it. Because of this reason it hosts varies traffic movement in the country and that causes the traffic accident to be occurred abundantly in it. And also the higher traffic accidents’ causes are: driving in high speed, rushing to be, denying to give pedestrian first, driving for a long time without rest, and driving over night. Documents verify that these accidents are caused by drivers’ errors.
What Is Being Under Taken In Order To Minimize The Traffic Accidents Becoming Threat In The Region?
Oromia police commission and Oromia travel Agency are working together in order to minimize traffic accident becoming threat. The 143/2004 proclamation of Oromia region travel agency is implemented in order to give verdict again. Besides this modern equipments like radars were being used and now alcohol tester also is ready to be used. Because it is impossible to avoid traffic accident by controlling criminals only, the awareness on traffic accident is being given for road users of wide community so that they keep themselves carefully from traffic accident and it is bringing basic change. The traffic safety education being given once in two weeks on road for drivers and pedestrian is encouraging. The way to minimize traffic accident is being under taken by identifying the place where traffic accident occurs frequently. It is possible to say that the successbeing available is encouraging by the work of awareness being given. Due to this awareness pedestrians are accustomed to using of left side while walking. In this case we can raise different Oromia region’s zones as examples.
Even though Oromia police commission and Oromia travel agency are trying to minimize the traffic accident in Oromia, still now the traffic accidents occur is becoming a threat and it should be given high emphasis. Because of this infliction high damage of human life and property faced. Depending on this it is not difficult to guess the damage brought to economy and community by traffic accident. This traffic accident can be obstacle to our developmental activity in the future even if it is a threat for inflictions it brings on soul and property. So, minimizing traffic accident in order to ensure the traveling safety shouldn’t be left for one body. Therefore every citizen of the country should participate in minimizing this traffic accident that may reach each house of us.
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