During the decommissioning of Denmark in connection with the coronakrisen there was significantly less traffic on the Danish roads compared with normal. Thus there was at one point up to 50 percent less traffic compared to normal, and now the insurance company Codan studied, how it has gone with the number of injuries in the period.
the Result is that there has been a clear decline in the number of bilskader among Codans residential customers from march to may 2020.
It informs the Companies in a press release.
Specifically, the study shows, among the insurer's customers, have been 31 percent fewer injuries per day from march through may, compared with the average in the same period of the past two years.
you're Diving further down in the numbers from Codan, reveals skadestatistikken that it's especially customers aged 75-90 years, where the number of injuries has dropped drastically during the coronakrisen.
- It is quite clear in skadestatistikken to see that older customers have stayed away from the roads in the spring. A large proportion of pensioners have probably listened to the health authorities recommendation to stay home and take care of themselves, as many are the persons with the increased risk of serious illness, says Christian Baltzer, adm. director of Codan, in the press release.
Usually the group of customers aged 75 - 90 years on average for 1 out of 6 bilskader, while in the period march to may only have been responsible for 1 out of every 11. bilskade.
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the Development in traffic after closure in the spring also points to an interesting difference across the country.
- We can see an indication in the external numbers that there now are large geographical differences on how much we run. It has not been the case in the past, and the new behavior, we expect, will reflect in skadestatistikken for the rest of the year, says Christian Baltzer.
Apple Maps has in the extension of the coronakrisen, for example, rendered data for the mobility available for everyone in the whole world.
the Statement from Apple Maps shows that car traffic after a decline in the spring now has actually increased by 56 percent in denmark, 25 percent in Capital and 2 percent in the Region compared to the level in January 2020, thus just before coronakrisen.
thus, It is particularly people from northern jutland, who have moved out on the Danish roads after coronanedlukningen compared with normal.
however, For vehicle traffic decreased by 14 percent in Region Sealand, and 19 percent in the central denmark Region compared with the level before the crisis.
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