Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA)

Reduction in road accidents<br>during festive season

Reduction in road accidents
during festive season

Martin Endjala Motor vehicle accidents and injuries related have reduced with 14.4 percent and 17.5 percent respectively, while fatalities have reduced by 42.2 percent compared to the previous festive season road safety campaign period. This is according to the latest 2022/23 festive season road safety report of the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA). Namibia recorded 403 road crashes in 2022, compared to 471 in 2021. The fund revealed that injuries stood at 766 in 2022 and 928 in 2021, while fatalities stood at 67 in 2022 and 116 in 2021. In addition to this, Oshana,Otjozondjupa and Oshikoto recorded the most…
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Lack of traffic knowledge cause of crashes

Lack of traffic knowledge cause of crashes

Martin Endjala The Zambezi Region is regarded as one of the lowest vehicle accident regions in the country, contributing three percent of total crashes (1,729) for the period January to July 2022. However, the data indicates that many people in the region remain vulnerable to road crashes due to a lack of understanding. According to the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA) statement issued yesterday, the MVA is currently conducting a week-long Road Safety Awareness Campaign in the Zambezi Region which commenced on 8 August and will run until Friday, 12 August. The campaign is aimed at the continuous promotion of…
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