The total number of accidents in the cities with the highest number of accidents during the 5-month periods

of years 2012 and 2013 are as follows

with an accident rate of 11%, Izmir with an accident rate of 8%,

Bursa with an accident rate of 5% and Antalya with an accident

rate of 3%.

The province where the least number of traffic accidents is

observed is Ardahan. Based on 5-month data (April, May, June,

July, August), the total number of accidents that took place during

this period was only 90. The other provinces with the least number

of accidents after Ardahan are Tunceli, Kilis, Hakkari and Bayburt.

Comparison of the 5-month periods (April, May, June, July, August)

of year 2012 and 2013 reveals that the first 5 cities have remained

constant, however that, the total number of accidents increased

by 14% in 2013. While the total number of accidents during the

5-month period of 2012 was 400.255, this figure decreased to

352.255 in 2013. In 2013, total number of accidents increased in

only two cities, namely Mus and Kilis.

Based on the statistical data we compiled base don the accident

reports that were electronically transmitted to our center, the

average number of accidents per day during the period of April

2013-August 2013 was 2.302.

Looking at the 5-month data from year 2013 (April, May, June,

July, August) it is seen that Istanbul once again ranks number

one in terms of the total number traffic accidents. 34% of 353

accidents took place in Istanbul. Istanbul is followed by Ankara

with an accident rate of 11%, Izmir with an accident rate of 8%,

Bursa with an accident rate of 5% and Antalya with an accident

rate of 3%.

Looking at the 5-month data from year 2013 (April, May, June,

July, August) it is seen that Istanbul once again ranks number

one in terms of the total number traffic accidents.. 34% of 353

accidents took place in Istanbul. Istanbul is followed by Ankara

ISTANBUL

135.739

120.992

%34

%34

ANKARA

42.559

38.231

%11

%11

IZMIR

30.250

27.402

%8 %8

BURSA

19.248

17.487

%5 %5

ANTALYA

13.893

12.265

%3 %3

OTHER

159.217

135.878

%39

%39

2013

:

352.255

Accidents

2012

:

400.906

Accidents

-48.651

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140.000

120.000

100.000

80.000

60.000

40.000

20.000

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