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Launch of the 2022/2023 Festive Season Report

The National Road Safety Council presented its 2022/2023 Festive Season Report, providing an overview of the outcomes of the campaign that ran from November 22, 2022, to January 17, 2023. The report showed a reduction across all three categories for the first time in the history of Namibia. Specifically, motor vehicle accidents and related injuries decreased by 14% and 17%, respectively, while fatalities dropped by 42% compared to the previous festive season road safety campaign period.

Most of the crashes took place in the Khomas Region (94) followed by Erongo Region (61), Otjozondjupa (47) and Oshikoto Region (35), whereas Oshana Region (34) is not far-off. In terms of percentage distribution of crashes, the Khomas region claimed the highest count of crashes at 23.3% followed by Erongo and Otjozondjupa region at 15% and 11.6%.

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