Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan said that more than a thousand accidents occurred in Ukraine during the past 24 hours. According to him, 30 % of drivers did not change summer tires for winter. The minister wrote about this on his Facebook page, reports Ukrainska Pravda.
“Over the course of the day, there are more than 1 000 accidents across the country, out of which only in Kyiv – 498. 30 % of drivers did not change the summer tires for winter ones, only 46 % were fastened, and in general, no more than 23 % of citizens use safety belts, according to the latest polls,” said Omelyan.