In the week of 19 was the country's police ready to keep an eye on the Danish road users, keep your eyes and focus on the road and the traffic, when they go.
Now the results come from the nationwide enforcement targeting inattention in traffic. It informs the national Police in a press release.
Overall, was there from Monday 4. may to Sunday 10. may found over 6000 wrongdoing in connection with the nationwide police checks. Of the over 6000 wrongdoing was 859 road users are charged to use a handheld cell phone in traffic in either car, van, truck, bus, moped, or bicycle.
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Inattention is estimated to be among the most frequent uheldsfaktorer in traffic and can be the cause of a third of all accidents, studies show. Inattention can be the bl.a. precisely the use of hand-held mobile phone and setting the GPS, and the like.
in Addition to the inattentive drivers were 438 road users charged for driving without a seat belt, while the 120 was charged for running over a traffic light for the red/yellow light, according to police figures.
Although many in the course of the week 19, was charged with being careless in traffic by use of hand-held mobile, statistics show that fewer generally get fines for sitting with the cell phone promote in the traffic.
In 2015 got the whole 40.947 road users fined for using handheld mobile while driving in traffic in either car, van, truck, bus, on a moped or bike.
In 2019, it was the numbers dropped significantly to the 24.541, which, however, is more than in 2018 and 2017, which respectively 22.443 and 19.961 road users got a fine just for the misconduct.
In a third of all road accidents is inattention a key factor, and on average are we doing distracting things in 30 percent of the time, we drive the car. 70 percent of what distracts us, takes place inside the car.
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