Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated that accidents that occur in traffic are usually caused by using alcoholic vehicles and therefore organizations such as Yeşilay should be supported, saying, “I liken the user of alcohol to hand gunmen. I liken the non-alcoholic to an innocent. He has no sin. ”
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, organized by the General Directorate of Security "Srateji and Turkey Road Safety Action Plan Rollout" joined the program named. The program, which took place at the Rixos Hotel, also included Minister of Interior Muammer Güler, Minister of Health Mehmet Müezzinoğlu, Minister of Development Cevdet Yılmaz, Minister of Finance Mehmet Şimşek, Minister of National Education Nabi Avcı and Gendarmerie Commander Gen. Bekir Kalyoncu.
Speaking at the program, Minister of Health Mehmet Müezzinoğlu said that approximately 4 thousand people died in a traffic accident annually and 250 thousand people were injured. For those figures, Minister Müezzinoğlu said, "I think that it is an important amount that will attract the attention of all our managers and the public opinion.
Minister Müezzinoğlu, by providing information about the time taken to reach patients with land ambulance, said that at this point of capture of Turkey international standards. During his speech, Muezzinoğlu emphasized the seat belt and stated that the seat belt and speed control controls should be increased.
Interior Minister Muammer Guler, 30 traffic accident in the last 160 thousand people lost their lives by saying that the number of those killed in the terrorist attack nearly coincided with the 5 fold, he said. The action plan and the measures to increase road traffic on the 50 percentage of the Minister aimed to increase the Minister Guler, said they also need media support to ensure traffic safety.
Until the year of 2020 death rate of traffic accidents to reduce the rate of 50% Güler, voicing what should be done to point out the issues to be emphasized.
“WE SHOULD NOT DOMINATE THE MACHINE, ITS A GROWING GROWTH”
Speaking at the ceremony, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that traffic safety is an issue that should be emphasized sensitively. “The number of registered vehicles in Turkey was 10 million 2002 thousand in 8, 600 years ago. The number of registered vehicles is 17 million 143 thousand. ”
Erdogan, 8 million vehicles, the number of those killed at the scene lives in while traffic accidents in Turkey saying that 5 thousand, while in 2012 despite more than 17 million the number of vehicles in the country that the number of those killed was 3 thousand 757, he said.
Emphasizing the prevalence of a human-oriented traffic understanding in the society, Erdogan said that as a government they have made 10 thousand 17 kilometers of divided road in 100 years. Stating that almost all of the 76 million are in traffic, almost as a driver or on foot, Prime Minister Erdogan explained that people can have different psychology as a pedestrian, driver or passenger. Pointing out that some people can take on a very different identity when they get behind the wheel, Erdogan said, “Man is not a car, it is almost a vehicle that controls a person.”