Most accidents in Totana in 2012 were caused by non-compliance and other regulating the priority signaling at intersections, as appears from the annual report by Atestados Unit and Police Road Safety Local in this town.
In 2012 there were a total of 158 accidents in which the local police intervened in Totana, which represents a decrease from the 173, 2011 -, of which 26 accidents were recorded for not respecting the yield sign step, 23 for not respecting the stop sign and 19 for failure to yield to vehicle approaching from the right unmarked crossing.
This figure represents 43.03% of total accidents in Totana, which means that those produced at the intersection of routes is the largest of their causes, as stated in the same report.
To avoid such situations, the Department of Safety and Traffic comes programming different actions in order to minimize and reduce the percentage of accidents that occur as a result.
One of these measures includes the verification checks of compliance with this policy priority.
Therefore, it has led an intensive awareness campaign between 20 and 27 May in the 14 crosses evaluated by the local police as most dangerous in the town of Totana.
Among these is the intersection of Calle San Cristobal with Avenida Santa Eulalia, where despite signaling Stop there is the point with the highest number of accidents occurred during 2012 in all competition which signaling pathways, traffic monitoring, study and investigation of accidents corresponds to the local police.
In total, during the time of monitoring such crosses, 101 vehicles have been controlled: 70 cars and vans, 19 motorcycles and 12 motorcycles.
Totana Local Police want to remind all users running on any route that the right of way at intersections is given to one or the other to regulate who has to go first and who later, in order that everyone can pass safely without accidents.
Therefore, we must remember that "trying to sneak" but stop and wait your turn to cross.
In Road Safety, and analytical study of traffic accidents, evaluating various prevention options, such as improving infrastructure, awareness campaigns, etc., through which it aims to reduce the accident rate in Totana.