Motorists are increasingly affected by traffic accidents, according to figures by traffic information service VID. The number of traffic jams caused by accidents increased by a quarter over the past decade, BNR reports.
The total delay caused by accidents increased by a quarter over the past five years and nearly doubled compared to 10 years ago. The duration of traffic jams caused by accidents also increased. Of every hour spent in a traffic jams, 18 minutes were caused by an accident. In 2006 it was 10 minutes.