First publishedon www.WorldHighways.com
Oman has seen an improvement in its road safety standards for the January-July 2017 period. According to data from the country’s National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), there was a reduction in road crashes to 2,349 incidents by the end of July 2017, a fall of 16.5% from the 2,814 recorded in the same period in 2016. Meanwhile the number of serious injuries from road crashes dropped to 374, a fall of 5.8% from 398 in the period. And road fatalities also fell slightly from 246 to 244.