The target for this year’s Safety Days campaign was to have zero fatal traffic accidents in at least 1 full day across al of Europe.
The Malta Police Force announced that Malta went a step further and increased the local target to 0 fatal traffic accidents during all safety days, between the 16th and 22nd of September.
In collaboration with other entities such as Transport Malta, officers announced that through increased enforcement on the roads, there were 150 charges and contraventions issued.
Among the contravention were ones issued for unlicensed vehicles, persons driving without a seatbelt, and one person driving under the influence of alcohol.
‘Thanks to this joint effort and the cooperation from the majority of road users, our local target has been reached’ the Malta Police Force said.
The campaign was also held in collaboration with the National Blood Transfusion Service, which encouraged the public to donate blood.