(www.arminfo.info) вЂ" 1574 road traffic accidents were registered in Armenia in 2006, Gen. Lt. Hovhannes Unanyan, Deputy Head of Armenian Police, said at the press conference today.
In 2006, 2089 people had road traffic accidents, 332 of them died. In 2005, 1773 people had road traffic accidents, 310 of them died. The reconstructed highways and provide conditions for high-speed drive v adding to the traffic accidents. The big amount of foreign automobiles, imported into the republic, also has its share in the increased number of the road accidents, reports Trend.
Over 80 thnd cars were imported into Armenia within the last 4 years. 24 thnd were imported in 2006 among which 40 cars were wanted internationally and 20 had damaged ID numbers.