Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boiko Borissov gathered ministers, agency officials and traffic police chiefs on Sunday evening, in order to develop steps designed to decrease the number of deadly accidents on the country’s roads.
The emergency meeting took place two days after a bus accident near the Bulgarian village of Mikre left nine people dead, and after there were more deadly accidents over the weekend. This year alone, 556 people have died in road accidents in Bulgaria.
Several measures are supposed to help bring down the number of accidents. In severe cases, the police will now take traffic law offenders to local police stations, in order to fine them. This measure will apply in severe cases only…/IBNA
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