Throughout 2017 there were 863 road traffic accidents in the Dubrovnik – Neretva County, which when compared with 2016, is a reduction of 5 percent, announced the Dubrovnik Police Administration.
However, the number of fatalities rose in Dubrovnik last year, there were 11 accidents that resulted in fatalities, which is an increase of 57 percent on 2016. The number of road traffic accidents which involved injuries was 396, which was a decrease of 3 percent, whilst accidents with material damage fell by 7 percent.
During the month of January, the Dubrovnik police will carry out a number of measures to control drivers, such as speed checks and alcohol tests. The Dubrovnik Police have also announced that on the 11th of January an action will be carried out on drivers not wearing seat belts or improper use of mobile phones whilst driving.