Mortality and accident rate on roads of Ukraine in 5 months 2009 decreased by 40% in comparison with the similar period of last year. It was declared today to journalists by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko, the correspondent of RBC - Ukraine reports. At the same time the head of the department of GAI of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Sergey Kolomiyets declared that today since the beginning of year in road accident died 1320 people less, than for the similar period of last year, 8,5 thousand less people are wounded. "I am satisfied with GAI work. Those measures which we started undertaking two - three years ago, yield results", - Yu.Lutsenko told.
According to the minister, since the beginning of year 2,8 thousand bribery among the staff of GAI are revealed. Yu.Lutsenko specified that local militia inspectors in 5 months 2009 considered about 588 thousand statements of citizens. "54,5% of total of statements are considered. Every second is an enormous volume of work", - he told.
Now in Ukraine 13,8 thousand local police inspectors, a half of them serves rural areas.