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NBS Report: Road accidents surge by 24.23% in Q4 2023, commercial vehicles most affected 

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released its Road Transport Data Q4 2023 Report, revealing a 24.23% increase in road accidents compared to Q3 2023. The total number of accidents rose to 2,717 in Q4 2023 from 2,187 in the previous quarter. 


However, in a year-on-year analysis, the report showcased a positive trend, indicating a 33.12% decrease from the 3,617 accidents recorded in Q4 2022. 


The categorization of accidents highlighted those serious cases soared to 1,772 in Q4 2023, surpassing fatal and minor cases at 687 and 258, respectively.