Brigadier Mohammed al Rawas, director general of the ROP Traffic Department, confirmed in January this year that traffic accidents resulting from speed accounted for more than 70 per cent of the total. He also said that as many as 417 Omanis lost their lives in 2017 on nation’s roads. The number of expats who lost their lives as a result of road accidents stood at 223. A further 2,353 were injured in 2017, and that total included 841 expats. Fridays saw the most deaths during that year, with 109 deaths from 532 accidents.
As drivers, in order for us to maintain a safe driving technique, we must know how to achieve the best seating position.
Yes, I know we don’t get a lot of rain in Oman! However, it’s getting near the time of year when rain and wet roads can start creating problems for us when driving. So here goes.
Driver fatigue is a serious problem which results in many thousands of road accidents all over the world each year.
Proper parking and low-speed manoeuvring is an important aspect of being a safe and responsible driver.