The Deputy PM, also Chairman of National Traffic Safety Committee, was speaking at a meeting to review traffic safety in the first quarter of the year and set tasks for the second quarter. Speaking at the meeting, the Deputy Prime Minister said the number of traffic accidents during the Lunar New Year holidays decreased significantly this year. There were 4,030 traffic accidents nationwide in the period, killing 1,905 people and injuring 3,141 others. A leader of the HCM City People's Committee said health check-ups for drivers working in transport businesses were being carried out. The committee will continue to set up inspection teams in localities that had high levels of traffic accidents in the first quarter.
Source: Viet Nam News April 25, 2019 02:15 UTC