UAE sees road safety improvement
The UAE has seen a significant improvement in road safety during the 2014 to 2018 period. Road deaths dropped 34.2% during this period to 468, while the number of serious crashes fell by 24.1% to 3,712. While vehicle numbers have increased in the 2014 to 2018 period, a combination of factors has helped to lower the casualty rate. Improved road links, traffic control systems and better emergency response systems have helped to reduce the number of road deaths and serious injuries.