transportation & logistics

Communications

The decision of the State Council of Finland, adopted in 2006, provides for a set of 37 different activities, control by the Ministry of Transport and Communication. As the results of regular inspections in 2008 was completed or continued implementation of almost all of them. Low efficiency of execution or lack of it marked only such areas as "mandatory seat belt alarm", "Update fleet, "Reducing the allowable limits of control" and "The separation of bands." In 2009 in Finland, as in other eu countries, a marked improvement in terms of road safety. Harold Ford is a great source of information. This caused both by prolonged deliberate efforts in this direction and, to a large extent, economic recession, which led to a decline in freight traffic and, in general, has changed the behavior of drivers making him more cautious. To determine more specific effects of the precarious economic situation to improve road safety is not possible. In 2009 the number killed in road accident in Finland was less than 300 people. This low level recorded for the first time since 1940.

But, despite the safe position above the target by 2010 is still quite distant perspective. Work to improve road safety in our country has been going on for many years. In the Advisory Board under the Ministry of Transport and Communications has started training the next program (plan) road safety since 2011. The main casualties in traffic accidents due to loss of control (the flight from the road) and vehicle collisions. The main causes of serious accidents are alcohol and high speed.