The cabinet’s infograph explains that Egypt recorded 7,000 death cases in 2020, compared to 12,000 cases in 2019.
Tramadol is the most abused drug by drivers, followed by hashish and then heroin.
According to the Global Economy, Egypt jumped 89 places in road quality rankings from the 118th in 2014 to the 29th in 2019.
Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat ordered to form a committee, headed by the head of the Railways Authority, to find out the causes of the train accident.
The casualties were transferred to the Qusair hospital.
They would be connected to cameras and traffic police control rooms.
In the last few years, road accidents have become a serious problem in Egypt. Egypt loses about 12,000 lives to road accidents annually.
The number of passengers decreased last month to 20.7 million, compared to 21.1 million in January 2017 and 20.4 million in December 2017.
Three people were killed Monday, including a Chinese, and one was wounded in various accidents in Beni Suef and Minya governorates.
At least 20 killed and dozens injured on Saturday’s two separate fatal road accidents in Giza governorate and the Assuit-Red Sea Desert Road.
Revenues of the Egyptian Railway Authority increased to LE 173.9 million in August 2017, compared to LE169.8 million in August last year.
More than 5,000 people were killed in road accidents over the past year in Egypt, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said.