Last year, the number of 43 thousand 11 vehicles withdrew from the traffic in Turkey regarding heavy damage, according to the data from Insurance Information and Monitoring Center (SBM)Last year, the number of 43 thousand 11 vehicles withdrew from the traffic in Turkey regarding heavy damage. According to the data from Insurance Information and Monitoring Center (SBM), 96.4 percent of these motor vehicles accounting for 41 thousand 470 vehicles which damaged in the rate of 70 percent and over after repaired and maintained and then let to enter into the traffic again.
Ajans Press has made a search on junk vehicles which trigger the traffic terror. According to this research which was conducted based on the data from Turkish Statistical Institute, the number of registered vehicles’ 24 percent comprised of 20-year old and over age. As for striking detail in this point is that the number of automobiles which are regraded junk accounted for 27 percent. The number of 3 million of 11 million automobiles takes place in the junk category. As for the results of this condition is the fatality rate and injuries in line with hundreds of thousands traffic accidents and environment pollution every year.Within last five years, the number of 505 thousand 953 vehicles were counted to have left to scrap. As for another striking point, over 200 thousand vehicles repaired and entered into traffic again.
According to the information complied by PRNet from the media; as 1,692 unit news are determined about junk vehicles, in this category the number of 2,230 news were in 2014, 1,330 units in 2015 and 1,214 units in 2016 respectively.
As for the news about traffic accidents, the number of 27,998 news was recorded. Within last five years, the number of scraped vehicles reached 206 thousand units regarding traffic accidents.
The most scraped vehicles occurred in 2012 with the number of 46,523 units, less number happened in 2014 with 36,510 vehicles in the last 5 years.
As for the months – which are regarded as the intensive vacation months – are inspected, the scraped vehicles are seen mostly in August and then June and July months respectively.