In 6 months of 2021, 104 minors died in traffic accidents, the Senate said in a statement today. According to the Senate, the today's plenary meeting focused on the traffic accidents in the country.
In particular, due to the lack of effective oversight over the passenger and pedestrian safety, 3,754 traffic accidents occurred, in which 3,170 people were injured and 954 people died in the first year-half of 2021.
In particular, 542 children were involved in these accidents, with 458 of them injured and 104 killed.
Uzbek drivers are renowned for reckless driving ignoring traffic rules with the country ranked high in traffic accidents and deaths per capita in the world.