Rome, 27th of February 2006
TOLL MOTORWAYS KEEP THE PACE WITH THE EU OBJECTIVES
toll motorways keep the pace with the European Union’s objective of halving the
number of victims on European Motorways by 2010.
AISCAT, the Italian
Association of Toll Motorways and Tunnels – chaired by Fabrizio Palenzona – as
signatory of the European Road Safety Charter gives its contribution to meet
the objective of improving road safety, as stated by the European Union.
fact, taking into account the data of Italian toll motorways’ network, from
2001 to 2005 the number of killed in road accidents diminuished from 598 to
437, with a decrasing of almost 27%, thus confirming the trend registered in
2004 (-21.74 %) – already well ahead the whole National rate.
Moreover, if one takes into
consideration, instead of the absolute value, the data related to the
fatality’s rate weighted on the traffic – increased in the mean time – the
afore mentioned decreasing surely overcomes 32%.
Italian toll motorways sector confirms its full engagement in guaranteeing road