Traffic: Harsher fines, better enforcement, or both?
Road safety is a complex issue that requires a multifaceted approach to address
The Malta Insurance Association has long been putting forward proposals as to what measures can be taken to improve road safety and reduce the number of road accidents, especially the serious ones that cause physical, emotional and financial damages that can last a lifetime.
It was therefore good to see that these topics are being raised in the ongoing debate in parliament about the increases in fines for traffic offences. This is but only one step in the right direction.
We have always stressed that while a stronger deterrent against driving carelessly is indeed raising the level of fines for traffic offences….
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As reported on the Sunday Times of Malta on 7 May 2023 by Adrian Galea, Director General, Malta Insurance Association.