Good news on the security front road. The number of deaths on French roads has dropped from 16.4 % in October, with 316 people killed, announced on Thursday the Office national inter-ministerial road safety. It is 62 dead less compared to October 2015, marked by the accident because of Puisseguin (43 dead).
The number of personal injury accidents increased by 7 % (5.440, 355 additional accidents) and the number of people injured by 9.6 % (6.886, 601 wounded more).
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On the first 10 months of the year, the number of people killed on the roads is still higher than 0.8% to that recorded in the equivalent period of the previous year : 2.882 people have been killed in total, 22 more than in the same period last year.
the decline in The month of October does not remove the specter of a third consecutive year of increases in road mortality. After twelve years of decline, and France had seen in 2014 the number of people killed on the roads starting to increase again (3.384 dead, +3.5% compared to 2013), in 2015 (3.464 killed, +2.4% compared to 2014). The country had not recorded two consecutive years of increase in the number of road deaths in the past 35 years.
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“the approach of the long weekend of November 11 and the first cold, the road Safety reminds us that vigilance and strict compliance of all the rules of careful driving is needed now more than ever to all the users of the road “, she explains in a press release.
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