It is reported that 27 people have died in accidents in the UAE this year. Officials also stated that 655 people were injured. There were 1009 accidents. The government released the figures for the first six months.
Majority of the accidents are due to sudden turning, not keeping proper distance and violation of traffic rules. Meanwhile, in the first quarter of 2021, 61 people died and 1100 people were injured in 1664 accidents. Officials stated that the use of mobile phones while traveling is also a major cause for the accidents.